Barry Barish | 9 March 2006One reason for our holding a GDE meeting in India is to provide an opportunity to explore the possibility of Indian participation in both the GDE and ILC R&D program. These discussions will hopefully be a first step toward an eventual full partnership for India on the ILC.
Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: India
Barry Barish | 2 March 2006One year ago, during the opening session of the Linear Collider Work Shop at Stanford University, Jonathan Dorfan on behalf of ICFA read an official letter offering me the position of Director for the yet to be formed Global Design Effort.
Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: Bangalore, India
Barry Barish | 26 January 2006Our major theme for the past six months has been to establish a basic configuration for the International Linear Collider. The GDE process got underway last August at Snowmass and culminated in our approval of a strawman configuration at a meeting in Frascati, Italy in December.
Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: RDR, Reference Design Report
Barry Barish | 19 January 2006One of the biggest challenges for our dispersed GDE effort is communications. This was apparent from the beginning and, as a result, I have continually emphasized the need for us to employ the most advanced electronic communications and web tools.
Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: CERN, ILCAgenda, Indico
Barry Barish | 12 January 2006At Frascati, I created three boards that will become the centerpiece of the GDE organization as we now move forward from having determined the baseline for the ILC towards doing the technical design for a construction project.
Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: design cost board