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Fermilab’s celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table kicks off with a piece of cake. Fermilab Colloquium hosts will serve attendees cake shaped as the Periodic Table of Elements in the Wilson Hall second-floor crossover. The celebration continues with the premiere of a Fermilab video on the Periodic Table and a show-and-tell poster on the UNESCO IYPT. After the coffee break, we’ll hear the Colloquium presentation by Princeton University’s Michael Gordin.

Please join us in One West on Wednesday, May 15, at 1 p.m. and listen to John McDonald, P.E. from GE Power Grid Solutions. Mr. McDonald is an award-winning industry leader, technical expert, educator, and speaker who currently serves as the Smart Grid Business Development Leader for GE Power’s Grid Solutions business. He possesses more than four decades of experience in the electric utility industry. Mr. McDonald served on the Board of Governors of the IEEE Standards Association, chaired the…

Please join us in One West on April 23 at 1 p.m. and listen to Dr. Walid Mohamad speak about fuel development and qualifications as part of the EAC Engineering Symposium series. Dr. Walid Mohamed is a materials scientist at Argonne National Laboratory. Dr. Mohamed is leading the finite element modeling and analysis efforts at ANL for the qualification of U-10Mo monolithic fuel. This talk will highlight efforts and approaches relevant to the development of U-Mo based fuels as an…

Continuing this year’s theme of Journeys: Paths to the Academy, we have invited Dr. Roy Clarke, Marcellus L. Wiedenbeck Collegiate Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan, creator of the Applied Physics program, and recipient of the 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Dr. Clarke will detail his experiences designing a graduate physics program that has a 90% completion rate while still managing to serve 70% more women and 92% more people of color…

Fermilab’s Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer and Argonne’s Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach Directorate cordially invite you to attend “Technology Commercialization 101” featuring Jason Pariso from the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The event takes place at Argonne on Wednesday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The discovery of gravitational waves, predicted by Einstein in 1916, is now enabling important tests of the theory of general relativity, as well as beginning multimessenger astronomy: the combined observations of astrophysical phenomena using electromagnetic radiation, gravitational waves and neutrinos. Barish will explore plans and prospects for gravitational-wave science.

On Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in Curia II (Wilson Hall), the Benefits Office will host a brown bag lunch for expectant parents at Fermilab. The meeting is open to any employees who are expecting a baby or thinking about expanding their families through birth or adoption in the future and want to know what they should consider. Come and learn about the following topics while you enjoy your lunch: FMLA/Parental Leave Adding a new…

On Nov. 8, join Hartmut Neven, founder and manager of Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence lab, and David Awschalom, head of the Chicago Quantum Exchange, to hear more about the progress and promise of quantum technology, and the role that Chicago can play in ensuring the U.S. leadership in this critical area of research. Quantum Engineering: The Next Technological Space Race Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 | 6-7 p.m. The Standard Club 320 S. Plymouth Court Chicago, IL 60604 Registration Required Quantum…