Fulvia Pilat

Fulvia C Pilat

Division Director / Research Accelerator Division

Fulvia Pilat is the Research Accelerator Director and the Facility Operations Manager at the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Before joining ORNL in late 2017 she was the Deputy Associate Director for Accelerators at Jefferson Lab (JLAB) and the Accelerator Program Lead for JLEIC, the Jefferson Lab Electron Ion Collider, the JLAB proposal for the next generation facility for Nuclear Physics. Fulvia is an accelerator physicist, graduated in physics at the University of Trieste in Italy. After a fellowship at CERN, she worked at the Superconducting Super Collider project in Texas before joining Brookhaven National Laboratory in 1994. Fulvia led commissioning activities and the program for beam experiments at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. In 2005 she became the Head of Operations and eventually joined JLAB in 2010. Fulvia is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and has served as the Chair of the APS Division of Particle Beams, as Chair of the IEEE PAST Committee and as member of HEPAP. She has served as a Chair and reviewer in many Department of Energy (DOE), National Science Foundation (NSF) and International Review Committees.