Spiro appointed IUPAP president

13 November 2019
Michel Spiro

Prominent French particle physicist Michel Spiro has been appointed president of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), replacing theorist Kennedy Reed of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. IUPAP, which aims to stimulate and promote international cooperation in physics, was established in 1922 with 13 member countries and now has close to 60 members. Spiro, who participated in the UA1 experiment, the GALLEX solar-neutrino experiment and the EROS microlensing dark-matter search, among other experiments, has held senior positions in the French CNRS and CEA, and was president of the CERN Council from 2010 to 2013.

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