After 33 years at Fermilab, Gregory Vogel will retire on Jan. 18. Vogel was an engineer in the accelerator division. He spent 10 years in instrumentation and 23 years in controls. Some of the projects he worked on included:
Main Ring & Tevatron Low Level RF systems
Tevatron, Main Ring, Main Injector, Recycler and Pbar Flying Wire Systems
Main Ring, Main Injector, Recycler and Tevatron Intensity Monitors (DCCTs, FBIs and Toroids)
Main Injector and Recycler BPM Test Stand software & Testing
AD Clock Systems (TCLK, MIBS, RRBS, MDAT)
AD Beam Permit Systems (Tev, MI, Recycler, Booster, Muon, SWYD, NuMI, BNB)
AD CAMAC Links (Tev, MI, Recycler, Booster, Muon, SWYD, NuMI, External Beamlines)
Other AD Controls Systems (Timeline Generator, Beam Switch Sum Box & Beam Switch Boxes).
Vogel was also an AD FESHCOM division/section representative, an AD clock czar, an AD/controls deputy department head, an AD/controls shutdown coordinator, an LBNE/LBNF controls L4 manager, and a PIP-II timing systems manager. He has fond memories of playing in both the softball and volleyball leagues at Fermilab.
In retirement, Vogel plans to move to Florida, spend time out on the Gulf, travel including a Trans-Atlantic crossing to France and England, sail to French Polynesia, revisit Egypt, and wine touring in France, California and Oregon.
There will be a farewell reception on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 1:30 pm, on the Wilson Hall 2nd floor crossover.
We wish Gregory all the best in his retirement.