Joint Universities Accelerator School
Dr. Marco Schippers
Dr. Marco Shippers

Dr. Marco Schippers is Senior Physicist at the Particle Accelerator Department of the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Switzerland and Honorary Professor in Particle Therapy at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.


After his PhD at the Kernfysisch Versneller Insitituut (KVI) in Groningen, he led the detector and beam line developments at KVI. Since 2001 he has been project leader of the accelerator-physics part of the PROSCAN project at PSI.


He is responsible for the operation and further technical developments of the accelerator and beam lines for the proton therapy program and for the development of new techniques for particle therapy.