Russell Rucinski to retire – Friday, Sept. 17

Russ Rucinski.

After 32 years of dedicated service to Fermilab, Russell Rucinski, Department Head for PPD’s Mechanical Engineering Department, is set to retire on Sept. 17. Russell started at Fermilab as a mechanical engineer in 1989. He has since held the titles of project engineer, group leader, project mechanical engineer, deputy department head, committee chair, and finally department head. His service and dedication to Fermilab are greatly appreciated. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.

There will be a virtual retirement send-off on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 3:00 pm. CT, via Zoom. Please email Don Mitchell at for the Zoom information.