From the DOE Office of Science: Fermilab’s Dr. Marcela Carena was recently named a 2022 DOE Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellow. On January 25, 2023, all are invited to join a virtual lecture given by Dr. Carena where she will discuss her research accomplishments, career journey and experiences working at the DOE national laboratories. Registration is required for this free DOE event.
From Contemporary Controls: Fermilab hosted the second annual Building Automation Summit as an opportunity for the engineers, technicians, and managers from the various national labs to exchange knowledge and best practices. Postponed twice due to the pandemic, attendees said it was great to have an in-person event again.
From the DOE Office of Science, June 28, 2021: Particle physics research scientists supported by the U.S. Department of Energy tackle the fundamental mysteries at universities and national labs across the country. They build state-of-the-art experiments that yield incredible discoveries and achievements including Fermilab’s Muon g-2 result, the Higgs Boson discovery, the ProtoDune demonstration and the launch of the National Quantum Initiative.
From University of Chicago, Sept. 24, 2020: In his new role, de Pablo — currently the Vice President for National Laboratories — will help drive and support the university’s science, technology and innovation efforts, along with their connection to policy and industry. He will also help shape emerging strategic scientific and technological initiatives and provide oversight of entrepreneurship and innovation activities at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
From the Department of Energy, Jan. 11, 2017: Fermilab is mentioned in several areas of the report, which highlights the remarkable accomplishments of the national labs, evaluates some of the improvements DOE has made in recent years in its management and coordination with the labs, and charts a course for continued American leadership in science and technology.
From Jefferson Lab, Jan. 6, 2017: Stuart Henderson, former associate laboratory director for accelerators at Fermilab, has been appointed the next director of Jefferson Lab in Virginia. He will assume his new responsibilities on April 3.
The University of California Board of Regents has chosen Michael Witherell to lead Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Mike was director of Fermilab from 1999 to 2005.
University of California, Jan. 21, 2016: The University of California Board of Regents on Jan. 21 approved Michael Witherell, vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Witherell was director of Fermilab from 1999 to 2005.
Hyde Park Herald, Nov. 18, 2015: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer kicked off an event titled “The University of Chicago and Affiliated Laboratories: Powerful Partners in Transformative Science” on Friday, Nov. 13, by pointing to the continued prominence of the university as a national leader is scientific developments.