Richard Farnsworth

Controls Progrm Manager

Richard became the Controls Program manager at NSLS-2 Brookhaven on June 2016. Prior to that he was the
Controls Group leader at APS Argonne from Oct 2010 to June 2016 and preceding that he was the Head of Controls/IT Australian Synchrotron Feb 2003 - Oct 2010

He also has 20 years experience in large controls systems in Australian industry, most notably in Water supply controls, but also various Treatment plants, Gas distribution, Electricity monitoring and Railway Signalling. He has also worked in various commercial IT applications, including sysadmin, data centre operations and even payroll.

Phone: 344-3794


  • B.S. 1984: Electronic engineering, Melbourne University