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Human Performance Improvement is an often-misunderstood tool that organizations can use to make fundamental improvements in their processes. In the decade HPI has been active at Fermilab, countless individuals have applied its techniques to identify and correct issues within their projects and programs. Joe Pygott is one of them.

Senior Patent Licensing Executive Aaron Sauers brings a unique perspective to his role as the Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer’s intellectual property manager. Aaron is an inventor himself and knows the challenges  — and opportunities  — the patent process can present.

The Fermilab Office of Communication is pleased to share the latest issue of Particles, a monthly newsletter from Fermilab senior management. This issue’s highlights include: intense review preparations pave the way for the PIP-II project to proceed to CD-3; Wroclaw University of Science and Technology signs the PIP-II planning document with Fermilab; a new study on qubit impurities should help improve quantum computer performance; and other news.

Human Performance Improvement is a powerful tool that organizations can use to make fundamental process improvements. Since its implementation at Fermilab over 10 years ago, the HPI program has become an integral part of the lab’s efforts to review incidents for corrective actions and to identify why these incidents happened and any organizational weaknesses that contributed.

Fermilab, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Ames Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory are pleased to present “Economic Espionage: A Sophisticated Scheme” a webinar held on Thursday, March 24, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Central Time. The speaker will be Roman Rozhavsky, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Branch B within the FBI New York Field Office’s Counterintelligence and Cyber Division. This event is open to all laboratory personnel – registration is NOT required. To join the webinar via Microsoft Teams, click…

Each month, Human Resources and the Office of Communication present a list of employees who celebrated a five- or ten-year service anniversary milestone during the previous month. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals who celebrated a service anniversary milestone during the month of February, 2022: Name Division Years in Service Maral Alyari Particle Physics Division 5 Elizabeth Mendyk Chief Operating Office 5 Kayla Decker Directorate 5 Arnab Ghosh Particle Physics Division 5 ElizabethVega Rodriguez Directorate 5 Brandon White…

Each month, Human Resources and the Office of Communication present a list of those who joined Fermilab during the previous month. Please join us in welcoming the following individuals who became lab employees during the month of February, 2022: Name Hire Date Division Job Title Tyler Bateman 2/28/2022 Applied Physics and Superconducting Technology Division Instrument Welder Matthew Brock 2/28/2022 Particle Physics Division Technician II Dominique Buterbaugh 2/14/2022 Office Of The CIO Cyber Security Analyst I Jason Caban 2/28/2022 Facilities Engineering…

Any Fermilab employee who has received a SPOT Award from a colleague or supervisor knows what a thrill it is to be recognized. Starting today, that thrill gets even better, as the SPOT Award program now offers a new enhancement that makes it even more meaningful and useful to receive.

Since 2010, the African School of Fundamental Physics has been improving the quality of science education in Africa by increasing the number of African students who pursue higher education. Serving as an ASP mentor is a great way for Fermilab scientists and engineers to show their support for the organization’s efforts.