New CARS Director, Dr. Mark Rivers

Effective September 1, 2013, Dr. Mark Rivers was appointed by the Dean of the Physical Sciences, Dr. Edward (Rocky) Kolb as the next Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Radiation Sources (CARS) replacing Dr. P. James Viccaro who had held the position for the past ten years.  A reception was held on September 12th to mark the transition. During his remarks at that event, Jim noted that the success of CARS is due to its’ talented and dedicated staff.  Mark agreed that the strengths, skills and commitment of the staff will be critical to position CARS to meet the challenges, as well as new opportunities, on the horizon, and thanked Jim for his leadership and vision over the past decade in shaping CARS into its present status as a world-class facility.

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