Prof. Peter Fisher carries out research in particle physics in the areas of dark matter detection and the development of new kinds of particle detectors. He also has an interest in compact energy supplies and wireless energy transmission. Prof. Fisher received a BS Engineering Physics from Berkeley in 1983 and a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from Caltech in 1988. He was Department Head of Physics from 2013 to 2022. In September 2022, Prof. Fisher became the Director of the MIT Office of Research Computing and Data (ORCD).