On Feb. 13, Fermilab recognized 31 laboratory employees who received patents or filed records of invention in 2017, honoring them with the Fermilab Inventor Awards.
Five patents were issued to Fermi Research Alliance LLC in 2017.
Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer Manager Cherri J. Schmidt hosted the awards ceremony and presented the awards. Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer, Fermilab Chief Operating Officer Tim Meyer and DOE Fermi Site Office Deputy Manager Mark Bollinger all spoke at the event.
Kevin Soules, associate at OL Patents, an intellectual property law firm, presented a special lecture titled “Innovation and Patents: From Practical to Peculiar.”
A reception followed the ceremony.
Superconducting multicell trapped mode deflecting cavity
Patent no. 9,786,464
Andrei Lunin (not pictured)
Alexander Zholents (not pictured)
Wafer scale pixilated detector system
Patent no. 9,794,499
Grzegorz Deptuch (not pictured)
Electromagnetic boom and environmental cleanup application for use in conjunction with magnetizable oil
Patent no. 9,797,538
Flat profile laser beam shaper
Patent no. 9,759,924
DES Publications Board and DES Speakers Bureau databases
Elizabeth Buckley-Geer (not pictured)
Igor V. Mandrichenko
ILC water level database
Stephen P. White
Cold mass positioning system
High-speed driver for particle beam deflector
Daniil R. Frolov
Gregory W. Saewert
Patient treatment platform subsystem
Al Bart (not pictured)
Barb Bennett (not pictured)
Glenn Lee (not pictured)
Brian Pientak (not pictured)
FASPAX data package