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The Energy Department recently announced the SunShot Innovator-in-Residence Fellowship Program, which is available to professionals at all of the DOE national laboratories who have demonstrated outstanding and distinguished success in technology innovation across various fields. This new program will complement other fellowships available to exceptional scientists, engineers, researchers and managers. People with experience outside of solar energy are strongly encouraged to apply. Read the memo announcing the program. The SunShot Innovator-in-Residence Fellowship Program will allow national lab employees to conduct… More »

The Fermilab Users Executive Committee (UEC) would like to remind you of the upcoming Fermilab User Meeting: http://orgs.fnal.gov/fermilab_users_org/users_mtg/2016/ The deadline for poster abstracts is on April 15. As an incentive, the poster session is judged and the top three posters get a recognition award with a monetary prize. There is only limited space for posters available. We will select the poster presenters, based on their abstract submissions. The Fermilab Users Executive Committee (UEC) is pleased to announce that the Universities… More »

Nominations are open through May 15, 2016 for the Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics. This is the most prestigious award given by the American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields to physicists who are within seven years of their Ph.D. The domain of the award covers particle physics in the broad sense, both theory and experiment, including, for example, particle astrophysics and string theory. Learn more and read the rules for submission of nominations at: https://www.aps.org/programs/honors/awards/primakoff.cfm

Fermilab and the Universities Research Association invite submissions for the nineteenth annual URA Thesis Award competition. Nominations must be submitted to Lenny Spiegel at lenny@fnal.gov by March 18, 2016, and should include two letters supporting the merits of the thesis being nominated. At least one letter should be from a member of the thesis committee of the Ph.D.-granting institution and, for work carried out in collaboration with Fermilab scientists, at least one of the letters should come from one of… More »

Fermilab and the Universities Research Association invite submissions for the nineteenth annual URA Thesis Award competition. Nominations must be submitted to Lenny Spiegel at lenny@fnal.gov by March 18, 2016 and should include two letters supporting the merits of the thesis being nominated. At least one letter should be from a member of the thesis committee of the PhD granting institution and, for work carried out in collaboration with Fermilab scientists, at least one of the letters should come from one… More »

During this winter’s session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School hosted by the University of Texas at Austin, we awarded the first “Iron Man” service recognitions to the two faculty members who have taught the most USPAS courses over the more than 50 university-style sessions since 1987.

Description: Universities Research Association Inc. (URA) will make an award for outstanding work conducted by a postdoctoral research fellow at Fermilab or in collaboration with Fermilab scientists. Alvin Tollestrup will present the award during the 2016 Annual Users’ Meeting. Eligibility: All Ph.D. researchers in non-tenure track or nontenure track equivalent positions at Fermilab or URA member institutions (http://www.ura-hq.org/universities/index.html) or institutions collaborating in Fermilab projects who are within six years of the receipt of their Ph.D. (as of the nomination deadline)… More »