Philippe Piot

Philippe Piot Philippe Piot, professor of physics at Northern Illinois University and Fermilab staff scientist, wrote this column. Northern Illinois University and Fermilab have enjoyed a strong relationship in accelerator science for a long time. Fermilab operates state-of-the-art accelerator facilities that provide valuable hands-on experience and research opportunities for students from NIU. The laboratory also has many world-expert accelerator scientists, engineers and technicians who share their savoir-faire on a daily basis and help educate students across a broad range of…