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Principal Investigator

(PI)
(lead researcher in a scientific endeavor)

A Principal Investigator (PI) is the leader of a scientific endeavor such as a study. For funded research (such as a NASA space probe project) the term is generally used for the person who takes direct responsibility for the project's accomplishment.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principal_investigator

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