From the CERN Courier, Nov. 8, 2022: Editor Matthew Chalmers spoke with Lia Merminga on her love of physics, her goals as Fermilab director and what can be done to carve a path for future female lab directors.
From Naperville Community Television, October 26, 2022: This past April, Lia Merminga made history, becoming the first female director of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, better Naperville Community Television talks with Merminga on her journey that led her to her role at Fermilab.
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.
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.
The Fermi Research Alliance, which manages Fermilab on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, announced on Sept. 10 that Nigel Lockyer will step down after eight years as director of the lab.
Fermilab Director Pier Oddone, who took office on July 1, will be the guest speaker at the lab’s Ask-a-Scientist program on Sunday, August 7, at 1 p.m.