Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS)

CHESS | Wilson Laboratory

IGEN Engagement

CHESS is committed to developing a pipeline for UREM students to transition into professional careers and to attend to their professional development. 

CHESS Education and Outreach Programs

At CHESS, students make significant contributions to our cutting-edge research in x-ray science. We offer many opportunities for students throughout our diverse research program.

About the Lab

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, CHESS, is a high-intensity X-ray source primarily supported by the National Science Foundation which provides our users state-of-the-art synchrotron radiation facilities for research in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Environmental and Materials Sciences.