Cameron Geddes, PhD

Fellowship Awarded 2000
Cameron Geddes
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Cameron Geddes is a staff scientist in the BELLA Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

There, he is investigating the use of laser driven plasma waves to build compact next-generation particle accelerators and photon sources. Cameron is the recipient of several honors, including the Hertz Foundation Thesis Prize, the American Physical Society (APS) Apker Award, fellow of APS, and the APS John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research. Cameron holds a BA in physics from Swarthmore College and a PhD in physics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Hertz Foundation Role

Fellowships and Programs Council

Graduate Studies

University of California, Berkeley
Plasma Physics
Plasma Channel Guided Laser Wakefield Accelerator


2010, John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research, American Physical Society; 1997, LeRoy Apker Award, American Physical Society; 2006, Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, American Physical Society; 2016, Fellow, American Physical Society; 2005, Hertz Thesis Prize, Fannie & John Hertz Foundation