H. Frederick Dylla

H. Frederick Dylla

Executive Director Emeritus
American Institute of Physics
College Park, MD
United States
dylla@aip.org

H. Frederick Dylla served from 2007-2015 as the Executive Director and CEO of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), a not-for-profit organization for 10 scientific societies that publishes scientific journals and provides information-based products and services. In June 2015, Dylla was appointed Executive Director Emeritus of AIP and a senior policy advisor for AIP Publishing.

 

Prior to 2007, Dylla was the Chief Technology Officer for the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia, and Adjunct Professor of Physics and Applied Science at the College of William and Mary, and a research scientist at Princeton University’s Plasma Physics Laboratory.

 

He has been recognized as a Fellow of the AVS, APS, and AAAS. Dylla is active in promoting the importance of journals for the scientific enterprise and advocating for improved access through various business models. In 2009, Dylla helped organize the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable under the aegis of the US House Science and Technology Committee. The Roundtable developed recommendations for public access policies for scholarly data and publications. In 2013, Dylla helped found CHORUS, an initiative of CHOR, Inc., a non-profit organization chartered to provide public access capabilities. He currently serves on the CHORUS board.