Fermilab recognizes inventors at awards ceremony

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.

Conduction cooling systems for linear accelerator cavities
Patent no. 9,642,239

Robert Kephart

Mike Weis, Yvacheslav Yakovlev, Timergali Khabiboulline, Ivan Gonin, Nigel Lockyer

Mike Weis, Yvacheslav Yakovlev, Timergali Khabiboulline, Ivan Gonin, Nigel Lockyer

Superconducting multicell trapped mode deflecting cavity
Patent no. 9,786,464

Ivan Gonin
Timergali Khabiboulline
Andrei Lunin (not pictured)
Vyacheslav Yakovlev
Alexander Zholents (not pictured)

Mike Weis, Tom Zimmerman, Farah Fahim, Nigel Lockyer

Mike Weis, Tom Zimmerman, Farah Fahim, Nigel Lockyer

Wafer scale pixilated detector system
Patent no. 9,794,499

Grzegorz Deptuch (not pictured)
Farah Fahim
Tom Zimmerman

Nigel Lockyer, Arden Warner, Mike Weis

Nigel Lockyer, Arden Warner, Mike Weis

Electromagnetic boom and environmental cleanup application for use in conjunction with magnetizable oil
Patent no. 9,797,538

Arden Warner

Tim Meyer, Todd Johnson, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Todd Johnson, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Flat profile laser beam shaper
Patent no. 9,759,924

Todd Johnson

Tim Meyer, Igor Mandichenko, Margherita Wiersma, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Igor Mandrichenko, Margherita Wiersma, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

DES Publications Board and DES Speakers Bureau databases
Elizabeth Buckley-Geer (not pictured)
Igor V. Mandrichenko
Margherita Wiersma

Tim Meyer, Stephen White, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Stephen White, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

ILC water level database
Stephen P. White

Tim Meyer, Thomas Strauss, Tom Nicol, Sandor Feher, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Thomas Strauss, Tom Nicol, Sandor Feher, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Cold mass positioning system
Sandor Feher
Tom Nicol
Thomas Strauss

Tim Meyer, Tanaji Sen, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Tanaji Sen, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Beam-beam simulation
Tanaji Sen

Tim Meyer, Patrick Riehecky, Olga Terlyga, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Patrick Riehecky, Olga Terlyga, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

KCRON
Patrick Riehecky
Olga Terlyga

Tim Meyer, Patrick Riehecky, Daniil Frolov, Gregory Saewert, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Patrick Riehecky, Daniil Frolov, Gregory Saewert, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

High-speed driver for particle beam deflector
Daniil R. Frolov
Gregory W. Saewert

Scott Oplt, Tim Meyer, Thomas Kroc, Ben Ogert, Mark Austin, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Scott Oplt, Tim Meyer, Thomas Kroc, Ben Ogert, Mark Austin, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Patient treatment platform subsystem
Mark Austin
Al Bart (not pictured)
Barb Bennett (not pictured)
Glenn Lee (not pictured)
Thomas Kroc
Ben Ogert
Scott Oplt
Brian Pientak (not pictured)

Tim Meyer, Grzegorz Deptuch, Farah Fahim, Thomas Zimmerman, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

Tim Meyer, Grzegorz Deptuch, Farah Fahim, Thomas Zimmerman, Nigel Lockyer, Mark Bollinger

FASPAX data package
Grzegorz Deptuch
Farah Fahim
Thomas Zimmerman