Dugan Selected as North American Regional GDE Director
By Kurt Riesselmann
Reprinted from Fermilab Today
Recently, GDE Director Barry Barish announced the
appointment of Gerald Dugan, professor of physics at Cornell University,
as the regional director of the ILC Global Design Effort for North
While details are still being worked
out, Dugan has accepted the appointment. The announcement was made at a
meeting of the High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP) in Washington,
DC. Dugan is the second GDE regional director to be named, following the
appointment of Fumihiko Takasaki (KEK) as regional director for Asia.
Dugan has worked on numerous
collider projects and programs, and he currently serves as one of
convenors of the ILC working group on sources, damping rings and bunch
compressors for the linear collider.
As regional GDE director, Dugan will
oversee and coordinate the ILC R&D efforts of the four lead laboratories
in Canada and the United States, where funding is provided by the
Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.