While many components of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment are being developed, international collaborators such as Switzerland are making valuable contributions. Recently, the Swiss state secretary visited Fermilab to discuss DUNE and other joint areas of science research.
Fermilab welcomed IN2P3 director Reynald Pain and four other members of his leadership team on Sept. 2. IN2P3 is a major partner of the PIP-II particle accelerator project and the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
Consul General Alan Gogbashian of the British Consulate in Chicago and U.K. scientific leaders visited the lab on Aug. 24 to discuss ongoing and emerging collaborations as well as tour research facilities.
DOE Office of Science Director Asmeret Berhe toured the construction site of the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility in Lead, South Dakota and met with members of the Fermilab South Dakota Services Division on July 6-7.
In mid-May, Fermilab welcomed LBNF/DUNE collaborators from Brazil for a four-day visit to observe the project’s cryogenics prototyping efforts and other liquid argon detectors and research facilities at the lab.
Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, the new director of the Office of Science at U.S. Department of Energy, visited Fermilab on Friday, July 8, as part of a two-leg tour of both the lab and Sanford Underground Research Facility, Lead, South Dakota.
On Thursday, June 23, a dozen leading science counselors representing European countries and Canada visited Fermilab to learn about our emerging technologies, cutting-edge facilities and international cooperation capacities.