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Natalie Roe Named Lab’s New Physical Sciences ALD

Natalie Roe, the Executive Sponsor of the Early Career Employee Resource Group, has been named the Lab’s Associate Laboratory Director for the Physical Sciences Area. Her appointment was approved by the University of California yesterday and was effective July 1.

The Physical Sciences Area, which has more than 1,500 staff including affiliates, is made up of the Lab’s Physics, Nuclear Science, Engineering, and Accelerator Technology and Applied Physics divisions. Roe succeeds James Symons, who has served as ALD since 2011.

Roe is an internationally known physicist who has contributed to a long list of experiments and has nearly 400 scientific publications to her name. Her research career is distinguished by her work – both as a team member and as a leader – in building detectors and other instrumentation for experiments in particle physics and cosmology.