Person: Drs Kevin Costello and Davide Gaiotto

Mark Wolff

Mark Wolff has been appointed chief technology officer at CANARIE, the second high-profile appointment this month following the installation of Jim Ghadbane as president and CEO (R$, November 11/13). Wolff joined CANARIE three years ago as senior director technology innovation and led the implementation of the Digital Accelerator Innovation and Research (DAIR)?and the Research Middleware…

Drs Kevin Costello and Davide Gaiotto

Drs Kevin Costello and Davide Gaiotto have been recruited to Canada to assume two new chair positions at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. The chairs were created with a $4-million donation from the Krembil Foundation — an amount matched by the Perimeter Institute. Irish-born Costello will hold the Krembil Foundation Galileo Galilei Chair in…