Performance recognition awards go to employees

Fermilab recently recognized a group of dedicated employees for their outstanding contributions with Exceptional Performance Recognition Awards. The employees were nominated by their divisions and sections for the awards. Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer handed out the awards at a reception on Sept. 15.

Exceptional Performance Recognition awardees 2017

Accelerator Division

John Anderson

Nigel Lockyer, John Anderson, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, John Anderson, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For leadership in the installation of the Muon Campus beamlines critical to the success of Muon g-2.

Gerald Annala

Nigel Lockyer, Gerald Annala, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Gerald Annala, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For successful management of the Muon Campus accelerator readiness and commissioning of beam to Muon g-2.​​

Dennis Barak

Nigel Lockyer, Dennis Barak, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Dennis Barak, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For leadership of the Muon Campus kicker power supply effort critical to the success of Muon g-2.​

David Capista

Nigel Lockyer, David Capista, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, David Capista, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For his leadership in the construction and installation of the Recycler collimators critical for 700-kilowatt Main Injector operation.​

Brad Claypool

Nigel Lockyer, Brad Claypool, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Brad Claypool, Sergei Nagaitsev

For leadership of the Muon Campus pulsed septa power supply effort critical to the success of Muon g-2.​

Mary Convery

Nigel Lockyer, Mary Convery, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Mary Convery, Sergei Nagaitsev

​​For management and oversight of multiple AIP projects needed to convert the former antiproton rings and transport systems into the configuration needed for the Muon Campus and experiments.​

Joseph Dey

Nigel Lockyer, Joseph Dey, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Joseph Dey, Sergei Nagaitsev

For the construction and installation of the Recycler 2.5-MHz radio-frequency cavities for the Muon Campus with significant cost savings.

Brian Drendel

Nigel Lockyer, Brian Drendel, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Brian Drendel, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For successful management of the Muon g-2 accelerator controls and instrumentation and commissioning of beam to Muon g-2.​

Nathan Eddy

Nigel Lockyer, Nathan Eddy, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Nathan Eddy, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For the construction of a Recycler beam damper able to operate during slip stacking, enabling the reduction of losses and the achievement of 700 kilowatts of beam power.​

Cons Gattuso

Sergei Nagaitsev, Cons Gattuso, Nigel Lockyer

Sergei Nagaitsev, Cons Gattuso, Nigel Lockyer

​For successful coordination of the Muon Campus beamline installation for Muon g-2.​

Chris Jensen

Nigel Lockyer, Chris Jensen, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Chris Jensen, Sergei Nagaitsev

For management of the Muon Campus power supply effort critical to the success of Muon g-2.​

David Johnson

Nigel Lockyer, David Johnson, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, David Johnson, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For the development and implementation of a high-power laser system in the RFQ injector line to create notches in the Linac beam.

Todd Johnson

Nigel Lockyer, Todd Johnson, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Todd Johnson, Sergei Nagaitsev

For the development and implementation of a high-power laser system in the RFQ injector line to create notches in the Linac beam.​

Paul Kasley

Nigel Lockyer, Paul Kasley, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Paul Kasley, Sergei Nagaitsev

For development of a PiVAC drop-in card to eliminate Arcnet and the associated crate controller.​

Ioanis Kourbanis

Nigel Lockyer, Ioanis Kourbanis, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Ioanis Kourbanis, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For leadership critical in achieving 700-kilowatt beam power to NOvA.​

James Morgan

Nigel Lockyer, James Morgan, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, James Morgan, Sergei Nagaitsev

For successful management of the Muon g-2 beamlines and commissioning of beam to Muon g-2.​

Vladimir Sidorov

Nigel Lockyer, Vladimir Sidorov, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Vladimir Sidorov, Sergei Nagaitsev

For leadership in the design, production, and installation of the Recycler collimation system.​

Robert Steinberg

Nigel Lockyer, Robert Steinberg, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Robert Steinberg, Sergei Nagaitsev

​For leadership and initiative on Muon Campus instrumentation refurbishment critical to the success of Muon g-2.​

Dean Still

Nigel Lockyer, Dean Still, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Dean Still, Sergei Nagaitsev

For successful management of the Muon g-2 target station and commissioning of beam to Muon g-2.​

Daniel Vrbos

Nigel Lockyer, Daniel Vrbos, Sergei Nagaitsev

Nigel Lockyer, Daniel Vrbos, Sergei Nagaitsev

For leadership in the installation of the Muon Campus beamlines critical to the success of Muon g-2.​

Directorate

Lauren Biron

Nigel Lockyer, Lauren Biron, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

Nigel Lockyer, Lauren Biron, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

She is recognized for her exceptional contributions to sharing the stories of Fermilab and LBNF/DUNE as the voice behind three of our most popular videos. Her narration brings these videos to life and helps tell the amazing story of this pioneering, flagship project.

Reidar Hahn

Nigel Lockyer, Reidar Hahn, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

Nigel Lockyer, Reidar Hahn, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

LBNF/DUNE is the flagship project not only for Fermilab and U.S. high-energy physics, but also for global progress in neutrino science. This team designed and executed a flawless and sophisticated groundbreaking ceremony that launched deconstruction with fanfare, grace and widespread illustrations of enthusiastic support: 14 VIPs, a mile underground, and livestreaming to 30 countries to thousands of people.

Cheryl Keaty

Nigel Lockyer, Cheryl Keaty, Chris Mossey

Nigel Lockyer, Cheryl Keaty, Chris Mossey

LBNF/DUNE is the flagship project not only for Fermilab and U.S. high-energy physics, but also for global progress in neutrino science. This team designed and executed a flawless and sophisticated groundbreaking ceremony that launched deconstruction with fanfare, grace and widespread illustrations of enthusiastic support: 14 VIPs, a mile underground, and livestreaming to 30 countries to thousands of people.

Richard Marcum

Nigel Lockyer, Richard Marcum, Mike Lindgren

Nigel Lockyer, Richard Marcum, Mike Lindgren

For his outstanding leadership in the successful recertification of FRA’s Earned Value Management System and continued indispensable support of all Fermilab’s DOE 413.3b projects.

Joy Pomillo

Nigel Lockyer, Joy Pomillo, Joe Lykken

Nigel Lockyer, Joy Pomillo, Joe Lykken

She has revolutionized how Fermilab engages and supports the broader particle physics community through conferences, workshops and other events. Her leadership of the Conference Office and its subsequent transformation has generated new revenues, streamlined event planning and substantially increased participation.

Kurt Riesselmann

Nigel Lockyer, Kurt Riesselmann, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

Nigel Lockyer, Kurt Riesselmann, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

LBNF/DUNE is the flagship project not only for Fermilab and U.S. high-energy physics, but also for global progress in neutrino science. This team designed and executed a flawless and sophisticated groundbreaking ceremony that launched deconstruction with fanfare, grace and widespread illustrations of enthusiastic support: 14 VIPs, a mile underground, and livestreaming to 30 countries to thousands of people.

Andre Salles

Nigel Lockyer, Andre Salles, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

Nigel Lockyer, Andre Salles, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

LBNF/DUNE is the flagship project not only for Fermilab and U.S. high-energy physics, but also for global progress in neutrino science. This team designed and executed a flawless and sophisticated groundbreaking ceremony that launched deconstruction with fanfare, grace and widespread illustrations of enthusiastic support: 14 VIPs, a mile underground, and livestreaming to 30 countries to thousands of people.

Melody Saperston

Nigel Lockyer, Melody Saperston, Joy Pomillo, Joe Lykken

Nigel Lockyer, Melody Saperston, Joy Pomillo, Joe Lykken

She has been pivotal in a reinvention and renewal of Fermilab’s Conferences Office. She has worked tirelessly to execute a large portfolio of events, conferences, and workshops, and her skilled contributions have been essential to modernizing the finances and streamlining the engagement with the Fermilab community.

Jim Shultz

Nigel Lockyer, Jim Shultz, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

Nigel Lockyer, Jim Shultz, Katie Yurkewicz, Tim Meyer

LBNF/DUNE is the flagship project not only for Fermilab and U.S. high-energy physics, but also for global progress in neutrino science. This team designed and executed a flawless and sophisticated groundbreaking ceremony that launched deconstruction with fanfare, grace and widespread illustrations of enthusiastic support: 14 VIPs, a mile underground, and livestreaming to 30 countries to thousands of people.

ESH&Q

Mike Bonkalski

Nigel Lockyer, Mike Bonkalski, Amber Kenney

Nigel Lockyer, Mike Bonkalski, Amber Kenney

He worked as part of a team to provide an innovative approach to training requirements across multiple laboratories in support of the Short-Baseline Neutrino, protoDUNE, LBNF, and DUNE programs by working with Fermilab, Sanford Lab, and CERN ESH organizations to identify common training class equivalencies and get organizational concurrences. This reduces time for employees and expense now and in the future for the neutrino programs.

Eric McHugh

Nigel Lockyer, Eric McHugh, Amber Kenney

Nigel Lockyer, Eric McHugh, Amber Kenney

​For outstanding efforts and tenacity to help create and fully implement the Operational Readiness Clearance tool and for achieving a standardized mechanism for ORCs at Fermilab.

Daniel Villarreal

Nigel Lockyer, Daniel Villarreal, Amber Kenney

Nigel Lockyer, Daniel Villarreal, Amber Kenney

His management of the oxygen deficiency hazard monitor transition was critical to keeping personnel safe while not adversely affecting laboratory operations.​

Facilities Engineering Services Section

Ron Foutch

Nigel Lockyer, Ron Foutch, Kent Collins

Nigel Lockyer, Ron Foutch, Kent Collins

For crucial contributions to the construction and commissioning of the High-Voltage Subproject of the SLI Utilities Upgrade Project, including the replacement of the Master Substation Control Building.

John Kruse

Nigel Lockyer, John Kruse, Kent Collins

Nigel Lockyer, John Kruse, Kent Collins

For crucial technical contributions to the design, construction and commissioning of the High-Voltage Subproject of the SLI Utilities Upgrade Project including the replacement of the Master Substation Control Building.

Brian Niesman

Nigel Lockyer, Brian Niesman, Kent Collins

Nigel Lockyer, Brian Niesman, Kent Collins

He has led the path forward on Fermilab’s import/export program and was key to some of the first shipments for PIP-II both to and from India. His tireless efforts, patient understanding and leadership in modernizing Fermilab’s programs are absolutely commendable.

Joseph Pathiyil

Nigel Lockyer, Joseph Pathiyil, Kent Collins

Nigel Lockyer, Joseph Pathiyil, Kent Collins

For crucial technical contributions to the design, construction and commissioning of the High-Voltage Subproject of the SLI Utilities Upgrade Project, including the replacement of the Master Substation Control Building.

Randy Wielgos

Nigel Lockyer, Randy Wielgos, Kent Collins

Nigel Lockyer, Randy Wielgos, Kent Collins

For indispensable technical and project management contributions to the design, construction and commissioning of the High-Voltage Subproject of the SLI Utilities Upgrade Project, including the replacement of the Master Substation Control Building.

Finance Section

Gordon Bagby

Nigel Lockyer, Gordon Bagby, Vanessa Peoples

Nigel Lockyer, Gordon Bagby, Vanessa Peoples

In recognition of his critical role in launching the eMarketplace online procurement system and website for off-the-shelf supplies commonly requested by laboratory employees.

LindaSue Smith

Michael Rhoades, Jim Wollwert, Vanessa Peoples, LindaSue Smith, Nigel Lockyer

Michael Rhoades, Jim Wollwert, Vanessa Peoples, LindaSue Smith, Nigel Lockyer

She was the key payroll subject matter expert, instrumental in testing and implementing the Kronos time-keeping system upgrade in time so that the payroll PeopleSoft system upgrade could remain on schedule.

LBNF Project

Michael Andrews

Nigel Lockyer, Michael Andrews, Chris Mossey, Amber Kenney

Nigel Lockyer, Michael Andrews, Chris Mossey, Amber Kenney

He worked as part of a team to provide an innovative approach to training requirements across multiple laboratories in support of the Short-Baseline Neutrino, protoDUNE, LBNF, and DUNE programs by working with Fermilab, Sanford Lab, and CERN ESH organizations to identify common training class equivalencies and get organizational concurrences. This reduces time for employees and expense now and in the future for the neutrino programs. ​

Amanda Mall

Nigel Lockyer, Amanda Mall, Chris Mossey

Nigel Lockyer, Amanda Mall, Chris Mossey

LBNF/DUNE is the flagship project not only for Fermilab and U.S. high-energy physics, but also for global progress in neutrino science. This team designed and executed a flawless and sophisticated groundbreaking ceremony that launched deconstruction with fanfare, grace and widespread illustrations of enthusiastic support: 14 VIPs, a mile underground, and livestreaming to 30 countries to thousands of people.

Neutrino Division

Linda Bagby

Nigel Lockyer, Linda Bagby, Sam Zeller

Nigel Lockyer, Linda Bagby, Sam Zeller

For her contributions to noise diagnostics and mitigation in liquid-argon time projection chambers. Her pioneering work to reduce sources of noise in MicroBooNE and to install redesigned service boards has been both significant and enduring during a crucial period on the experiment.

Harry Ferguson

Nigel Lockyer, Harry Ferguson, Sam Zeller

Nigel Lockyer, Harry Ferguson, Sam Zeller

For doing a fantastic job leading the Remote Operations Center (ROC-West). His role is to look after the room and the activities within, but he has gone well beyond expectations in every aspect of the job.

Justin Tillman

Nigel Lockyer, Justin Tillman, Sam Zeller

Nigel Lockyer, Justin Tillman, Sam Zeller

He has contributed at a very high level Short-Baseline Neutrino Far Detector project, and additionally to Short-Baseline Near Detector project as well, by developing solutions for top-plate penetrations design, argon dewars and other solutions. He is the principal designer for the SBN-FD cryogenic system; he contributed to design and installation of the ICARUS warm vessel in the building; he contributed to electrical, controls, CRT and infrastructure. His performance over this past year has been a key to the Lab’s mission in neutrino physics.

Particle Physics Division

Delwyn Allspach

Nigel Lockyer, Delwyn Allspach, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Delwyn Allspach, Bob Tschirhart

​For his extreme commitment to the successful integration and turn-on of the Muon g-2 experiment. ​

Harry Cheung

Nigel Lockyer, Harry Cheung, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Harry Cheung, Bob Tschirhart

For his critical role in management of the CMS Phase 1 upgrade of the forward pixel detector, responsible for deployment and tracking of resources and technical progress.

Gregory Derylo

Nigel Lockyer, Gregory Derylo, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Gregory Derylo, Bob Tschirhart

​For his leadership as project mechanical engineer in the design, assembly and installation of the CMS Phase 1 upgrade of the forward pixel detector, successfully deployed at CERN in March 2017.

Sten Hansen

Nigel Lockyer, Sten Hansen, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Sten Hansen, Bob Tschirhart

For his excellence in developing innovative and cost-effective electronics for the Fermilab research community.

Brendan Kiburg

Nigel Lockyer, Brendan Kiburg, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Brendan Kiburg, Bob Tschirhart

For his leadership in installation of the Muon g-2 experiment as project II coordinator, his leadership of rough shimming of the Muon g-2 magnet leading to a significant improvement of the starting field uniformity with respect to the Brookhaven experiment, and his coordination of field instrumentation operations leading to the first full field map for the first data-taking run.​

Boaz Klima

Nigel Lockyer, Boaz Klima, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Boaz Klima, Bob Tschirhart

For his leadership during the past four years of the LHC Physics Center at Fermilab, crucial to Fermilab’s role as host lab for CMS collaborators working in the United States.

Donna Kubik

Patricia McBride, Donna Kubik, Nigel Lockyer, Richard Ford

Patricia McBride, Donna Kubik, Nigel Lockyer, Richard Ford

For critical contributions to cosmic microwave background detector development and the integration of the SPT-3G ​camera at the South Pole.

Mandy Rominsky

Nigel Lockyer, Mandy Rominsky, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Mandy Rominsky, Bob Tschirhart

For her leadership of the Fermilab Test Beam Facility and successful communication of the program excellence in recent (2016) comparative DOE reviews.

Javier Tiffenberg

Nigel Lockyer, Javier Tiffenberg, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Javier Tiffenberg, Bob Tschirhart

For the development of low-noise skipper CCD technology, which has become a leading technology in low-threshold dark matter searches.

Marco Verzocchi

Nigel Lockyer, Marco Verzocchi, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Marco Verzocchi, Bob Tschirhart

For his leadership of the CMS Phase 1 forward pixel upgrade, for completing the construction of the detector on time for installation, and a successful commissioning of the detector, deployed at CERN in March 2017.​

Olivia Vizcarra

Nigel Lockyer, Olivia Vizcarra, Bob Tschirhart

Nigel Lockyer, Olivia Vizcarra, Bob Tschirhart

For her outstanding performance as administrative support of the Theoretical Physics Department.

Scientific Computing Division and Core Computing Division

Philippe Canal

Nigel Lockyer, Philippe Canal, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Philippe Canal, Panagiotis Spentzouris

For providing proactive and essential expert support of ROOT to CMS and neutrino and muon experiments at Fermilab. His important work adding new features and investigation problems is critical to not only the roadmaps of these experiments’ software, but also to their continued smooth running of simulation, reconstruction and analyses.

Gustavo Cancelo

Nigel Lockyer, Gustavo Cancelo, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Gustavo Cancelo, Panagiotis Spentzouris

For the design and development of high-performance electronics that have been successfully used in MKIDs detector tests and are now being considered for use with future cosmic microwave background (S4) detectors, in X-ray science experiments at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne, and with future MKIDs detectors.

Sheila Cisko

Nigel Lockyer, Sheila Cisko, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Sheila Cisko, Panagiotis Spentzouris

For providing videoconferencing capability for NLIT​ as well as for the successful execution of the technologies during the conference.

Daniel Elvira

Nigel Lockyer, Daniel Elvira, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Daniel Elvira, Panagiotis Spentzouris

​For significant and exceptional leadership in the area of high-energy physics simulations, including contributions to Geant4, leading to the remarkable performance of the CMS simulation, supporting simulations for Fermilab neutrino and muon experiments, and looking to the future with the Geant-V project.​

Lindsey Gray

Nigel Lockyer, Lindsey Gray, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Lindsey Gray, Panagiotis Spentzouris

​For leading algorithm development and making the physics case for the CMS fast timing detectors, leading to their inclusion in the Phase 2 upgrade project.

Soon Jun

Nigel Lockyer, Soon Jun, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Soon Jun, Panagiotis Spentzouris

For his contributions to the Geant4 computing performance tools and protocol, as well as his leadership of the Geant4 testing and quality assurance working group.

Alexandru Macridin

Nigel Lockyer, Alexandru Macridin, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Alexandru Macridin, Panagiotis Spentzouris

For a significant breakthrough in accelerator physics. Using accelerator simulation code, he identified an important new damping mechanism, parametric Landau damping, which is driven by the modulation of the mode-particle interaction. This understanding opens new possibilities for beam stability control through manipulation of both particle and mode-particle coupling spectra.​​

Stephen Mrenna

Nigel Lockyer, Stephen Mrenna, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Stephen Mrenna, Panagiotis Spentzouris

For over 20 years of scientific contributions in the development of PYTHIA, leading it to become the dominant particle event generator used throughout high-energy physics.

Gabriel Perdue

Nigel Lockyer, Gabriel Perdue, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Gabriel Perdue, Panagiotis Spentzouris

​For contributions and leadership in the areas of adoption of deep-learning techniques in neutrino experiments and the development of the GENIE neutrino Monte Carlo suite.

Marcia Teckenbrock

Nigel Lockyer, Marcia Teckenbrock, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Marcia Teckenbrock, Panagiotis Spentzouris

​For organizing and running the largest and most successful NLIT conference to date.

Michael Wang

Nigel Lockyer, Michael Wang, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Michael Wang, Panagiotis Spentzouris

His work on workflows for cosmological experiments has greatly assisted in establishing Fermilab as a leader in software for both the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope and the Dark Energy Survey. His system includes a user-friendly front end that allows physicists to extract cosmological constraints from unprocessed data with a minimum of manual effort.

Tammy Whited

Nigel Lockyer, Tammy Whited, Panagiotis Spentzouris

Nigel Lockyer, Tammy Whited, Panagiotis Spentzouris

​For organizing and running the largest and most successful NLIT conference to date.

Technical Division

Giorgio Ambrosio

Nigel Lockyer, Giorgio Ambrosio, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Giorgio Ambrosio, Sergey Belomestnykh

​For the first demonstration of HL-LHC focusing magnets through a careful development of short and long models (MQXFS1 and MQXFPM1) and coordination of activities with the test and measurements groups.​

Rodger Bossert

Nigel Lockyer, Rodger Bossert, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Rodger Bossert, Sergey Belomestnykh

For mastering mirror assemblies with excellent know-how and care. He has a long record of successful mirror magnets, including LARP and the most successful last LARP assembly, MQXFPM1.

Saravan Chandrasekaran

Nigel Lockyer, Saravan Chandrasekaran, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Saravan Chandrasekaran, Sergey Belomestnykh

​For his contribution to the successful reduction of background magnetic field in LCLS-II cryomodules, bringing to it an improvement in a factor larger than three compared to the previous state of the art.

Guram Chlachidze

Nigel Lockyer, Guram Chlachidze, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Guram Chlachidze, Sergey Belomestnykh

For his contributions to the achievement of the LARP milestone for the successful testing of MQXFS1, the first 150-millimeter aperture, niobium-tin quadrupole magnet while leading, supervising and performing all the magnetic measurements in the IB1 Vertical Test Facility and coordinating of activities with the magnet assembly and magnet measurement groups.​

William Hughes

Nigel Lockyer, William Hughes, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, William Hughes, Sergey Belomestnykh

​In recognition of his outstanding technical contributions to the implementation of a solution to mitigate thermal acoustic oscillations to meet the cryomodule microphonics requirements for the LCLS-II project​.

Greg Johnson

Nigel Lockyer, Greg Johnson, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Greg Johnson, Sergey Belomestnykh

​In recognition of his outstanding technical contributions to the implementation of a solution to mitigate thermal acoustic oscillations to meet the cryomodule microphonics requirements for the LCLS-II project​.

Wayne Johnson

Nigel Lockyer, Wayne Johnson, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Wayne Johnson, Sergey Belomestnykh

​In recognition of his outstanding technical contributions to the implementation of a solution to mitigate thermal acoustic oscillations to meet the cryomodule microphonics requirements for the LCLS-II project​.

Timergali Khabiboulline

Nigel Lockyer, Timergali Khabiboulline, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Timergali Khabiboulline, Sergey Belomestnykh

​For his leadership role in radio-frequency measurements of cavities and cryomodules, which have been crucial for the successful test and performance of the LCLS-II prototype cryomodule.​

Nikolay Solyak

Nigel Lockyer, Nikolay Solyak, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Nikolay Solyak, Sergey Belomestnykh

​For crucial contributions to the success and extraordinary performance of the Fermilab LCLS-II prototype cryomodule. Thanks to his leadership and supervision in particular of the RF ancillaries, the prototype cryomodule has met and exceeded performance and reached a world record quality factor.​

Stoyan Stoynev

Nigel Lockyer, Stoyan Stoynev, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Stoyan Stoynev, Sergey Belomestnykh

For organization, testing and performing complex measurements and analysis of the LARP magnets to demonstrate their accelerator quality worthiness and prove their maturity for the HL-LHC Upgrade.​

Jay Theilacker

Nigel Lockyer, Jay Theilacker, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Jay Theilacker, Sergey Belomestnykh

​​In recognition of his outstanding technical and managerial contributions to the LCLS-II cryogenic distribution system.​

Yulia Trenikhina

Sergey Belomestnykh, Yulia Trenikhina, Nigel Lockyer

Sergey Belomestnykh, Yulia Trenikhina, Nigel Lockyer

For her key contributions to commissioning of the unique instruments in the New Material Science Lab and to develop a fundamental understanding of the material science behind nitrogen doping and other SRF cavity performance puzzles.​​

Genfa Wu

Nigel Lockyer, Anna Grassellino, Genfa Wu, Sergey Belomestnykh

Nigel Lockyer, Anna Grassellino, Genfa Wu, Sergey Belomestnykh

For his scientific leadership role in the test of the LCLS-II prototype cryomodule. Thanks to his unique contribution in determining best cooldown strategies and calorimetric measurements details, a world record quality factor was achieved and accurately measured in the Fermilab LCLS-II prototype cryomodule.​