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Stacey Masters How long have you been at Fermilab? My first day was April 22, so I’ve been here about three and a half weeks—a short time, but I already feel at home. What attracted you to the HR services manager position? I grew up in Warrenville and enjoyed spending a lot of time at Fermilab as a kid—biking on the paths, visiting Wilson Hall and seeing the bison. I’ve always held Fermilab in the highest regard, so when the… More »

UL DQS Inc. CEO Ganesh Rao presented Fermilab with the official ISO 20000 certificate on Wednesday. UL DQS completed Fermilab’s audit, leading to the laboratory’s ISO 20000 certification in December 2012. From left: UL DQS VP of Sales and Marketing Hoss Parandeh; UL DQS Director of IT Services Subrata Guh; UL DQS CEO Ganesh Rao; Fermilab Associate Director/CIO Vicky White; Fermilab Service Manager Tammy Whited; Fermilab Director Pier Oddone. Photo: Reidar Hahn Fermilab recently became the first DOE national laboratory… More »

“Oil Can” is one of the works by Mary Stoppert displayed in the Fermilab Art Gallery until Mar. 15. An artist reception will take place on Friday, Jan. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. As the world around us becomes more and more digital, artist Mary Stoppert strives to preserve the past. With a fascination for measuring tools and devices evidenced in her studio and wood shops, she is inspired by historical objects with a patina of time and use…. More »

Brad Tennis, AD, works on the beamline components in the Main Injector. Photo: Reidar Hahn This the first in a series of occasional profiles of Fermilab’s employees. If there’s an employee you’d like to see profiled in an upcoming issue of Fermilab Today, please email How long have you been working at Fermilab? I’ve been here 10-and-a-half years. Describe a typical workday. Right now I’m working on the recycler in the Main Injector and will continue with that until… More »

Steve Geer On July 23, Steve Geer assumed the position of head of the Program Planning Office at Fermilab. He succeeds Jeff Appel, who retired from the laboratory last month. Geer has been with Fermilab for 21 years. “It seems a very short 21 years until I think of the great variety of things I’ve been able to do here,” Geer said. “It’s been an adventure so far.” That great variety at Fermilab has included building, installing and operating detectors… More »