Queen’s University researchers visit Fermilab

On Friday, Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer hosted Steven Liss (left) and Charles Sumbler (right), both from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. A visit to the Fermilab Art Gallery was part of their tour of the laboratory. Photo: Kurt Riesselmann

On May 23, Steven Liss, Vice Principal (Research) at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and Charles Sumbler, director of the Office of the Vice Principal (Research), visited Fermilab. Liss is a member of the Board of Management of TRIUMF laboratory in Vancouver and chair of its Technology Transfer committee. They met with Bob Kephart and other Fermilab staff to talk about Fermilab’s plans for the new Illinois Accelerator Research Center. Later in the day they took a tour of Fermilab, which included a visit to the Industrial Center Building, the Advanced Superconducting Test Accelerator at NML and the neutrino experiments in the Minos hall.