Victoria Pierce

Zubao Qian Zubao Qian first came to Fermilab in 1981, but returned to China after a two-year project was completed. He came back to the radio frequency department of the Accelerator Division to stay in 1989 and has been here ever since. Qian retired on Oct. 7. There were some cultural adjustments to life in the states. In China, where he was a faculty member at Beijing University, public transportation is prevalent, but in the United States everyone drives a…

Brian Kramper After working at Fermilab for 37 years, Brian Kramper launched a second career as a massage therapist. “It’s like the other end of the spectrum,” said Kramper, who worked as a programmer in the Accelerator Division until he retired in December. “I enjoy helping people heal themselves.” Helping people is something Kramper excelled at while at Fermilab. One of his earliest positions was as a liaison between the operators running experiments and others at the laboratory. At the…