FRIB hosts Kurt Heckman

02 April 2019

On 2 April, FRIB hosted U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Senior Advisor Kurt Heckman and Special Assistant Troy Hall.

While at FRIB, Heckman and Hall met with FRIB Laboratory Director Thomas Glasmacher and other members of the laboratory staff. Their visit included presentations about FRIB science, technology, and a tour of the laboratory.

MSU is establishing FRIB as a new scientific user facility for the Office of Nuclear Physics in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. Under construction on campus and operated by MSU, FRIB will enable scientists to make discoveries about the properties of rare isotopes in order to better understand the physics of nuclei, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental interactions, and applications for society, including in medicine, homeland security and industry.