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Fermilab scientist Joe Lykken assumes deputy director role

2 Jul 2014, 14:39 UTC
Fermilab scientist Joe Lykken assumes deputy director role
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Joe Lykken is a familiar name not only at Fermilab, where he has worked as a theorist since 1989, but to people across the country who have seen him on PBS or have read his words in Scientific American. His vast experience in researching and communicating particle physics led Director Nigel Lockyer to select Lykken […]

Joe Lykken
Joe Lykken is a familiar name not only at Fermilab, where he has worked as a theorist since 1989, but to people across the country who have seen him on PBS or have read his words in Scientific American.
His vast experience in researching and communicating particle physics led Director Nigel Lockyer to select Lykken as Fermilab’s new deputy director. Lykken began in the new position on July 1.
Although Lykken is very familiar with the laboratory’s science, he hopes to become better acquainted with other aspects of Fermilab as he starts out in the directorate role.
“I’m really looking forward to having as many conversations one on one with as many people as I can,” he said.
In helping lead the laboratory, one of Lykken’s tasks will be to implement the P5 vision.
“P5 gave us a very strong push that ...

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