Xueying Lu Research Group @NIU/ANL

Our mission

Welcome to our lab, the Advanced Accelerators and Beams Laboratory (AABL) at Northern Illinois University & Argonne National Laboratory! 

Our mission is to study advanced accelerators and beams for the next-generation linear particle colliders and new applications in high power microwaves and compact light sources.

Our research can be divided into the following areas:

More details can be found on the Research page.

We are part of the Northern Illinois Center for Accelerator and Detector Development (NICADD). Much of our research capitalizes on the unique beam lines at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator at the Argonne National Laboratory.

PI's Biosketch


2020 to present

Assistant Professor of Physics at NIU with joint appointment at ANL

2019 to 2020

Postdoctoral Research Associate at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory


2012 to 2019

PhD in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008 to 2012

Bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, China

Selected Honors:

Department of Energy Early Career Award, 2021

Xueying Lu

Assistant Professor of Physics

Northern Illinois University

& Argonne National Laboratory

Click here for CV



or xylu@anl.gov

NIU address:

1425 Lincoln Hwy

LaTourette Hall 216

DeKalb, IL 60115

NIU visitor information here

ANL address:

9700 S Cass Ave

Bldg 360 Rm 108

Lemont, IL 60439

ANL visitor information here

Please contact the PI for information  regarding our group's research and  research opportunities.