French attaché for science and technology, former CERN Council president pay visit

Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer met with Marc Rousset, French attaché for science and technology, Michel Spiro, former CERN Council president, and other scientists in the LHC Remote Operations Center on Friday. From left: Christophe Royon (CEA-Saclay), Mike Weis (Fermi Site Office), Caroline Milstene (Wayne State University), Aron Soha (Fermilab), Marc Rousset, Nigel Lockyer, Peter Shanahan (Fermilab), Michel Spiro and Kurt Riesselmann (Fermilab).

On Friday the French attaché for science and technology in the Chicago area, Marc Rousset, and former CERN Council president Michel Spiro visited Fermilab. They met with Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer and other members of the Fermilab community, including some of the French scientists working at Fermilab. The visitors toured the LHC Remote Operations Center, the Minos underground area, the Advanced Superconducting Test Accelerator area and the DZero detector. At lunch they discussed Fermilab’s neutrino research program with Jim Strait, director of the LBNE project.