FSU Magnet Research and Development, Inc.

Florida State University Magnet Research and Development, Inc., (FSUMRD), is a not-for-profit corporation and a direct support organization (DSO) for Florida State University. The purpose of the organization is to promote and encourage the work of faculty, staff and students through income from contracts, grants and other sources. Specifically, FSUMRD will design, develop, build and test magnet systems.

Board of Directors

  • Mark Bird
  • Gregory Boebinger
  • Iain Dixon
  • David Larbalestier
  • Richard McCullough, FSU President


  • President:  Mark Riley, FSU Interim Vice President for Research
  • Secretary:  Kelly Stark
  • Treasurer:  Shauna Walsh

Completed Projects:

  • A 26 T resistive-superconducting hybrid magnet for Neutron Scattering at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, consisting of a 13 T conical resistive coil nested inside of a 13 T, 600 mm bore Nb3Sn cable-in-conduit coil.
  • The superconducting outsert to a new 45 T hybrid magnet for the High Field Magnet Lab at Radboud University, Nijmegen. This features a 7-ton, 13 T Nb3Sn cable-in-conduit coil with a 700 mm bore.

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Last modified on 27 July 2022