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ERDA Administrator Visits Fermilab

Robert L. Hirsch, center, was greeted by Alvin Tollestrup, Superconductor Group, on Hirsch's recent visit to the Energy Doubler facility at Fermilab. Also on hand were (L-R) Brad Bennett, Vice President of Universities Research Association Inc.; William Fowler, Assistant Head, Superconductor Group; and, at right, Norman Ramsey, president, URA.

Dr. Hirsch is the Assistant Administrator for Solar, Geothermal and Advanced Energy Systems in the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA). A native of Evanston, Illinois, he studied at the University of Illinois and has been associated with ERDA and its predecessor agency since 1968.

Funding of the Fermilab Doubler research, as well as the operation of the Laboratory, is under the supervision of Dr. Hirsch's division of ERDA.