Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for Fermilab was established by Fermi Research Alliance, LLC.

The Board’s role is to provide guidance, oversight, direction, and advice to laboratory management with respect to scientific and technical issues, long-range objectives, budget and facility plans, cooperative research and development, and other matters, and the relationship with the US Department of Energy's Office of Science under the prime contract.

The FRA Board of Directors is chaired by University of Chicago President Paul Alivisatos, and members include national and international leaders in science and industry.

Members
Hardik Bhatt

Hardik Bhatt

President & Chief Growth Officer
SDI Presence LLC
Juan de Pablo

Juan de Pablo

Vice President
National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation, and Global Initiatives;
Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering,
University of Chicago;
Senior Scientist,
Argonne National Laboratory
Rolf Heuer

Rolf Heuer

President-elect
German Physical Society
Director-General of CERN, 2009-2015
William H. Joyce

William H. Joyce

Vice Chair of the Universities Research Association Board of Trustees
Chairman and CEO (Retired)
NALCO Company
CEO
Advanced Fusion Systems
John C. Mester

John C. Mester

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Universities Research Association
Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda

Former Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovation
Maxine Savitz

Maxine Savitz

Vice Chair
President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
John Womersley

John Womersley

Former Director General
European Spallation Source ERIC