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Don’t forget to nominate a colleague for this year’s Director’s Award! The deadline for nominations is this Friday, November 6. The award is given annually to an employee, user, graduate student, retiree or guest scientist who contributed significantly to Fermilab’s K-12 education programs. You can submit a nomination using either of the forms from this page: http://ed.fnal.gov/award/

Fermilab recently recognized a group of dedicated employees for their outstanding contributions with Exceptional Performance Recognition Awards. The employees were nominated by their divisions and sections for the awards. Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer handed out the awards at a reception on Sept. 15. Click image for larger version.   The following employees received awards: Accelerator Division William Pellico William Pellico is awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award in recognition of his exemplary leadership of the Proton Improvement Plan and achieving…

Last month, four Fermilab scientists were named fellows of the American Physical Society, a distinction awarded each year to no more than one-half of 1 percent of current APS members by their peers.

  The COOL’15 Workshop International Organization Committee has given Accelerator Division Head Sergei Nagaitsev the Dieter Möhl Medal. The medal, sponsored by CERN, is given for pioneering work in the construction of the first high-energy electron cooler and its application to the cooling and accumulation of antiprotons at the Fermilab Recycler Ring, contributing to the significant increase in the integrated luminosity recorded in the Tevatron during Run II. The Dieter Möhl Medal recognizes accelerator scientists for their lifetime achievements and…

Patrick Fox Fermilab scientist Patrick Fox was recently awarded the Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers for his work in theoretical physics. Roughly 500 Humboldt Research Fellowships are given annually. They go to scientists who work at the level of assistant professor or junior research group leader or have a record of several years of independent academic work. The fellowship allows researchers to carry out long-term research in Germany. Applicants choose their own topics of research and their academic host. Fox’s…

Last week Fermilab became one of 17 recipients of the first EPEAT Purchaser Award, which recognizes excellence in the green procurement of electronics. Fermilab was also one of nine three-star award winners, the highest level that can be achieved. The combined efforts of the 2015 EPEAT Purchaser Award winners resulted in enough energy savings to power more than 6,500 U.S. households for one year and carbon reductions equal to removing more than 11,000 passenger cars from the road for a…