Richard Farnsworth

Controls Progrm Manager

Richard became the Controls Program manager for NSLS2 at Brookhaven on June 2016. Prior to that he was the
Controls Group leader at APS Argonne (Chicago)from Oct 2010 and preceding that he was the Head of Controls and IT Australian Synchrotron from 2003 - 2010

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

Professional Activities

Phone: 344-3794


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