From the American Physics Society, September 14, 2022: This April, Merminga became the new director of Fermilab and the first woman to hold the position. As director, she oversees nearly 2,000 people working on cutting-edge experiments. In this interview with APS News, she discusses her life, career, and views on the future of particle physics.
From Physics World, July 19, 2022: Fermilab’s new director, Lia Merminga is interviewed in the July issue of Physics World. Read more on what inspired her and the journey of her science career that led to her becoming the first female lab director at Fermilab.
Fermilab Director Lia Merminga was one of several scientists participating in a hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy on June 22. She provided testimony in the hearing on “Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space and Time,” where she discussed the importance of high-energy physics research to the United States and global stakeholders along with its societal applications.