Director Oddone receives honorary doctorate from IIT

Fermilab Director Pier Oddone received his Illinois Institute of Technology Honorary Doctor of Science diploma from IIT President John Anderson on May 17. Photo: Bonnie Robinson

On Saturday, May 17, Fermilab Director Pier Oddone received an Honorary Doctor of Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. IIT awarded Oddone the degree for his "outstanding contributions to the advancement of high-energy physics and our national laboratories."

A multidisciplinary committee of faculty and administrative leaders selected Oddone for the honor. The honorary doctorate is the highest accolade IIT bestows to an individual for accomplishments in the technical, professional and humanitarian fields.