Luo Xiao'an is a deputy Director of IHEP, in charge of the Office of Large Facilities, Office of Infrastructure and Asset Management, and Supporting Services.
He obtained his Bachelor's Degree of Science from the Department of Modern Applied Physics, Tsinghua University in 1986, and his Master's Degree of Management from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007. He has worked at CERN in Switzerland, participating in the design of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), and at KEK in Japan, on physics studies for the KEKB accelerator.
His areas of research are accelerator physics and technology, management science and engineering. He is mainly engaged in research on accelerator physics and technologies. As the BEPC Operations Manager and Deputy Chief Engineer, he was in charge of the management of the operation and upgrade of the Beijing Electron Positron Collider. He worked as the head of the Scientific Research Bases at the CAS Bureau of Planning and Finance from 2009 to 2012, during which he was responsible for the management of CAS national large research infrastructures, key laboratories, and engineering centers, and was deputy head of the CAS Large Science Facilities Office.