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Laura Greene is New Chief Scientist at MagLab

The APS vice president takes on a leadership role at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

August 21, 2015

Laura Greene

Laura Greene named new chief scientist at MagLab.

APS Vice President Laura Greene is the new chief scientist of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab), according to an announcement made by the organization this week. MagLab serves over 1,000 scientists each year with its seven user facilities located at Florida State University in Tallahassee, the University of Florida in Gainesville, and Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.

Greene, an experimental condensed matter physicist, has previously worked at Bell Labs and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio State University and her Ph.D. from Cornell University.

“I have so much respect for the quality of research taking place at the MagLab across scientific disciplines,” Greene said in a press release. “The organization is known around the world as the premier location for high magnetic field research and for a remarkable commitment to educating the community about how high magnetic field research is relevant to their lives.”

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