From Physics World, April 7, 2022: Particle physicist Lia Merminga has been appointed the first female director of Fermilab and will begin her term on April 18.
Nigel Lockyer will leave behind a tremendous legacy when he steps down after eight years at the helm of America’s premier particle physics laboratory in Spring 2022. To prepare for the transition, the Board of Directors of the Fermi Research Alliance, LLC has appointed a committee to conduct an international search to identify outstanding candidates for the next director of Fermilab.
From Illinois Tech, September 16, 2021: Former Fermilab director and Nobel Prize winner Leon Lederman had a portion of 33rd Street in Chicago renamed in his honor on Saturday, September 18, at an event hosted by IIT. Lederman won the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics and is best known for his work on neutrino research. He was director of Fermilab from 1979 to 1989.
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The University of California Board of Regents has chosen Michael Witherell to lead Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Mike was director of Fermilab from 1999 to 2005.