In the first live ceremony since 2019, the lab’s Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer hosted an event to honor Fermilab researchers for their numerous inventions, patents, disclosures and awards in 2022.
While many components of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment are being developed, international collaborators such as Switzerland are making valuable contributions. Recently, the Swiss state secretary visited Fermilab to discuss DUNE and other joint areas of science research.
Fermilab welcomed IN2P3 director Reynald Pain and four other members of his leadership team on Sept. 2. IN2P3 is a major partner of the PIP-II particle accelerator project and the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
Consul General Alan Gogbashian of the British Consulate in Chicago and U.K. scientific leaders visited the lab on Aug. 24 to discuss ongoing and emerging collaborations as well as tour research facilities.
In early October, crews completed the raise-bore drilling of the vertical ventilation shaft at the Lead, South Dakota, LBNF/DUNE project site and unexpectedly uncovered a geological treasure during the process.