John P. Quintana is the Deputy Associate Laboratory Director for Operations for Photon Sciences (PSC).
Prior to this role, Quintana led PSC’s Mission Readiness Group, spearheading the efforts needed to ensure the Advanced Photon Source (APS) facility is ready to come back online promptly after the APS Upgrade project installation is complete.
Quintana’s contributions to the APS and Argonne span more than a decade. Previously, he served as a senior advisor to the former Energy and Global Security (EGS) directorate and was an APS Engineering Support Division (AES) associate division director, where he was responsible for the groups performing mechanical engineering design and mechanical maintenance, as well as radiation and experimental safety. Quintana also has served as Argonne’s deputy chief operations officer and is currently Argonne’s Accelerator Safety Program Manager.
Before joining Argonne, Quintana spent more than 12 years working at Northwestern University as a research professor and engineer specializing in the design, construction and operation of beamline experimental facilities at the APS.
Quintana holds a doctorate in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.
r-reviewed articles and holds a doctorate in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.