It will become one of the world’s largest research infrastructures. FAIR – Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research – is under construction at the site of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.
Now, Professor Thomas Nilsson,
Head of the Department of Physics at Chalmers, will join the FAIR and GSI Joint Scientific Council (JSC) as Vice Chair. The position also entails being a member of the GSI Supervisory Board. In that role, Thomas Nilsson will give advice in scientific and technical matters of fundamental importance.
The new mission is a sideline to Nilsson's regular service as Head of Department. As of 1 May his appointment at Physics was extended by three years.
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