Since retiring from Stanford University in 2019, Mark Reichanadter is a management consultant advising on a number of federally funded, scientific research projects around the world.
Prior to retirement, Mark served as the Project Manager for the Linac Coherent Light Source-II (LCLS-II), a $1B+ light source currently under construction at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). SLAC is managed and operated by Stanford University on behalf of the US Department of Energy. Mark has over thirty years’ experience leading and/or advising collaborative teams in the successful delivery of large, complex scientific projects, and has held leadership roles in the US CMS Detector Project at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider Project, and the original LCLS Project at SLAC.
Mark serves on a number of advisory boards for other federally funded, scientific research projects at national labs and universities, in the areas of ground-based and space-based telescopes, particle accelerators, free-electron lasers and synchrotron light sources, as well as conventional facilities projects, and is a lecturer in “Big Science” at Ohio State University.
Mark holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, an MBA from Northwestern University, and is a Registered Professional Engineer (Illinois).