Paul Czarapata

Paul Czarapata   Lidija Kokoska Paul Czarapata and Lidija Kokoska, co-chairs of the Engineering Advisory Council, and Mike Lindgren, chief project officer, wrote this column. All-engineers retreat More than 200 Fermilab engineers gathered in Ramsey Auditorium on Feb. 5 for the first all-engineers retreat at Fermilab. Attendees discussed topics critical to the engineering community, including the Engineering Manual, Teamcenter, and recruitment and retention. A moderator and a group of panel members engaged in discussion and addressed questions from the audience….

Paul Czarapata Paul Czarapata, deputy head of the Accelerator Division, wrote this column. “It takes a village to raise a child.” This saying is attributed to an African proverb, though the exact origin has not been tracked down. In our work at the laboratory a slight modification to that saying may be in order: It takes a village to do great science. In our day-to-day jobs we sometimes lose sight of the fact that the entire laboratory contributes to the…