The LBNC encourages full momentum

The Long-Baseline Neutrino Committee — the experts that advise the Fermilab Director on LBNF’s and DUNE’s scientific, technical, and managerial progress — had an opportunity to gain first-hand impressions of the Far Detector site during their recent review of the projects, held for the first time at SURF…


Deliverables and funding: The job of the consortia

Conveners are in place for eight of the nine far detector consortia… In August they held their initial meetings, with the appointment of technical leads as the first order of business… Important deadlines are looming. By the end of this calendar year, we need to define the scope of each consortium and assemble the aspirational lists of responsibilities from the member institutions…


Forming far detector consortia – tight deadline!

DUNE is beginning the process of replacing the existing working groups with the organizational structures needed to develop the far detector Technical Design Report and carry out the actual detector construction efforts starting in 2020… In order to proceed with formal introduction of the far detector consortia by the upcoming August collaboration meeting, we are requesting responses by Sunday, July 23…


Guidance from the LBNC

The Long-Baseline Neutrino Committee (LBNC) conducted a comprehensive face-to-face review of DUNE and LBNF at Fermilab in mid-June… Across the DUNE/LBNF program, the findings and recommendations confirm that the current efforts are aimed in the right areas and that the LBNC recognizes the challenges faced by the project and collaboration…