Twelve Fermilab scientists were recently promoted to Scientist II and Applied Scientist II for their contributions to the lab. They are:
Yuri Alexahin: Accelerator Division, Accelerator Physics Department. Promoted for his expertise in beam-beam effects and contributions to increased Tevatron luminosity.
Harry Cheung: Particle Physics Division, CMS Department. Promoted for contributions to the FOCUS experiment and leadership on BTeV.
Dmitri Denisov: Particle Physics Division, DZero electroweak physics group convener, deputy chair of the DZero Institutional Board, leader of the forward muon group and DZero Department Associate Head. Promoted for his many contributions to DZero.
Brenna Flaugher: Particle Physics Division, Project Manager for the Dark Energy Survey and Deputy of the Silicon Detector Facility. Promoted for leadership roles and contributions to the CDF silicon detector.
Jim Hylen: Accelerator Division, External Beams Department. Promoted for his management of the NuMI beam devices and expertise in neutrino beam systems.
Ioanis Kourbanis: Accelerator Division, Department Head of the Main Injector and Project Manager of the "Protons on Target" Run II upgrade. Promoted for his leadership during slip-stacking commissioning in the Main Injector and contributions to the MiniBooNE horn.
Jonathan Lewis: Particle Physics Division, CDF. Promoted for his contributions and leadership of the CDF trigger project.
Sergei Nagaitsev: Accelerator Division, Recycler Department Head. Promoted for his leadership of the electron cooling R&D effort and for making the Recycler a functioning part of the Fermilab accelerator complex.
Rob Roser: Particle Physics Division, CDF co-spokesperson. Promoted for his leadership of CDF operations.
Vladimir Shiltsev: Accelerator Division, Accelerator Physics Department Head. Promoted for his leadership of the Tevatron Department and international reputation for work on the electron lens.
Dane Skow: Computing Division, CMS. Promoted to Applied Scientist II for his leadership in the field of computer security.
Chris Stoughton: Computing Division, Experimental Astrophysics. Promoted to Applied Scientist II for his leadership of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey data handling.