Summary

In honor of the University’s 125th anniversary, the University of Chicago and its affiliated laboratories—Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, and the Marine Biological Laboratory—cohosted a program about the partnerships among the labs and UChicago, including the benefits for the region.

The program, which was held at the William Eckhardt Research Center on campus, included talks about groundbreaking research from UChicago and affiliated laboratory researchers and professors, as well as remarks and conversations with:

 

Video available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKLygBCJTw4

REMARKS:
 
RAHM EMANUEL
Mayor, City of Chicago

ROBERT J. ZIMMER

President, The University of Chicago

CONVERSATION:
 
ERIC D. ISAACS
Provost, The University of Chicago

WALTER E. MASSEY

President, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Emeritus Trustee of UChicago; Former Director of Argonne National Laboratory; and Member of the boards of Argonne and Marine Biological Laboratory

 
PANEL DISCUSSION MODERATED BY ERIC ISAACS:

PETER B. LITTLEWOOD

Director, Argonne National Laboratory



NIGEL LOCKYER

Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory


HUNTINGTON F. WILLARD

President and Director, Marine Biological Laboratory


REMARKS:
 
MATTHEW TIRRELL
Dean and Founding Pritzker Director, Institute for
Molecular Engineering,
The University of Chicago; Deputy
Laboratory Director for Science, Argonne National Laboratory



SHORT TALKS ABOUT GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH:

MARCELA CARENA
Director of International Relations and Head of Theoretical Physics at Fermilab


LEAH GUZOWSKI

Director, Strategy and Research Programs and Energy Policy Scientist, Argonne; Fellow, Computation Institute, The University of Chicago
 
JULIE HUBER

Associate Scientist and Associate Director, Josephine Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory
 
MELODY SWARTZ

The William B. Ogden Professor, Institute for Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago