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AMS Collaboration List

AMS Institute List

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) Collaboration

Spokesperson: Professor Samuel TING, MIT/CERN, Boston, USA

Deputy Spokesperson: Professor Roberto BATTISTON, INFN-TIFPA and
University of Trento, Italy

Participating Institutes
(According to the Memorandum of Understanding of the AMS Collaboration)
Updated February 2010

Academia Sinica, Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEE), Bejijng
Team Leader: Professor Qiuliang WANG

Academia Sinica, Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing
Team Leader: Professor He-Sheng CHEN

Jiao Tong University, Department of Physics, Shanghai
Team Leader: Professor Qinghao YE

National Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Beijing)
Shandong University, Tsinan
Team Leader: Professor Lin CHENG

Southeast University, Nanjing
Team Leader: Professor Junzhou LUO

Sun Yat-Sen University, School of Physics and Engineering, Guangzhou
Team Leader: Professor Zhenhui HE

Kyungpook National University, Daegu

Ewha Women's University, Seoul
Team Leader: Professor Dong-Chul SON


Academia Sinica, Institute of Physics, Taipei  
Team Leader: Professor Shih-Chang LEE

National Central University (NCU), Taipei
Team Leader: Professor Yuan-Hann CHANG

National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei

Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST), Lungtan

Århus University, Institute of Physics and Astronomy

Helsinki University of Technology, Metsähovi Radio Observatory, Kylmala
Team Leader: Professor Ari MUJUNEN

University of Turku, Space Research Laboratory
Team Leader: Professor Timo ERONEN

Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules
(IN2P3), Laboratoire d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules (LAPP),
Team Leader: Dr. Silvie ROSIER

Universite Joseph Fourier (Grenoble 1), Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique
et de Cosmologie (LPSC)
Team Leader:  Professor Laurent DEROME
Université Montpellier II, Laboratoire de Physique Theorique &
Astroparticules (LPTA)
Team Leader: Professor Agnieszka JACHOLKOWSKI

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH), I. Physikalisches
Institut (B),  Aachen
Team Leader: Professor Stefan SCHAEL

Karlsruhe Institut fur Technologie (KIT), Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Team Leader: Professor Wim DE BOER

Sezione INFN and  Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna
Team Leader: Professor Andrea CONTIN

Istituto di Ricerca sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche, IROE, CNR, Firenze
Team Leader: Guido CASTELLINI

Sezione INFN  and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita degli Studi di
Milano-Bicocca, Milano
Team Leader: Dr. Pier-Giorgio RANCOITA

Sezione INFN  and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia
Team Leader: Professor Bruna BERTUCCI

Sezione INFN  and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita degli Studi di Pisa, Pisa
Team Leader: Dr. Marco INCAGLI

Sezione INFN  and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza', Roma
Team Leader: Professor Bruno BORGIA

Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Siena
Team Leader: Professor Piersimone MARROCCHESI

Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium (NLR), Emmeloord
Team Leader: Dr. Johannes VAN ES

Dep. de Fisica Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra

Laboratorio de Instrumentacao e Fisica Experimental de Particulas (LIP), Lisbon
Team Leader: Professor Fernando BARAO

Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC), La Laguna
Team Leader: Professor Ramon GARCIA LOPEZ

Centro de Investigaciones Energeticas Medioambientales y Tecnologicas (CIEMAT), Madrid
Team Leader: Professor Manuel AGUILAR-BENITEZ

Departement de Physique, Université de Genève, Geneve
Team Leader: Professor Martin POHL

Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich
Team Leader: Professor Andre RUBBIA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge
Team Leader: Professor Samuel TING

University of Maryland, Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST), College Park
Team Leader: Professor Eun Suk SEO

Yale University, Physics Department, New Haven
Team Leader:  Professor Jack SANDWEISS

Universidad Nacional Autonoma (UNAM), Instituto de Fisica, Mexico City
Team Leader: Professor Arturo MENCHACA-ROCHA

Contributing Space Agencies
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through its Centers:
- Johnson Space Center, Houston, Tx, USA
- Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland, Ma, USA
- Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Fl, USA
- Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Al, USA

Italian Space Agency (ASI)

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

European Space Agency (ESA), through:
- Directorate Human Space Flight and Exploration
- European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC)

Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) - Taichung, Taiwan

Additional Institutes and Group Contributions
In addition, the following Institutes/Groups made important contribution  to the construction  of the AMS experiment:
Jacobs Sverdrup Engineering and Science Contract Group (ESCG), Houston, USA

Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA

Texas A & M University, Department of Physics, Houston,  USA

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany

Nationaal Instituut voor Subatomaire Fysica (NIKHEF),  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

University of Bucharest, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania

I. V. Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy, Moscow, Russia

ITEP Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow, Russia

Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Moscow, Russia

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