Fermilab

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    Fermilab (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) is a particle physics and accelerator laboratory. It specializes in deep underground neutrino experiments, particle physics, accelerator science and technology, and detectors, computing and quantum science.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1967
    HQBatavia, IL, US
    Websitefnal.gov
    Employee Ratings4
    Overall CultureA-

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)1,855
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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    Key People/Management at Fermilab

    Nigel Lockyer

    Nigel Lockyer

    Director
    Mike Knapp

    Mike Knapp

    Board Member
    Bryan Ramson

    Bryan Ramson

    Co-Director, SMP
    Susan Dahl

    Susan Dahl

    Vice President, Membership
    Joseph Lykken

    Joseph Lykken

    Deputy Director of Research
    Jacquelyn Spires

    Jacquelyn Spires

    Board Member, FFSE
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    Fermilab Office Locations

    Fermilab has an office in Batavia
    Batavia, IL, US (HQ)
    Kirk and, Pine St
    Batavia, IL, US
    Kirk Rd &, Pine St W
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    Fermilab Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1967

    Fermilab Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    C

    72/100

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    Fermilab Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      A-

      77/100

    • CEO Rating

      C-

      64/100

    • Compensation

      B

      75/100

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    Fermilab News and Updates

    Fermilab Director Lockyer awarded the DOE’s Distinguished Career Service Award

    Nigel Lockyer, director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, received the Distinguished Career Service Award from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science for his dedication and service to the DOE and the nation. The award recognizes Lockyer’s eight years at Fermilab and his work in facilit…

    Fermilab sees record performance from next-generation accelerator component

    For several years, three U.S. Department of Energy national labs have worked together to further improve state-of-the-art particle accelerator technology. First tests of a prototype built at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory show the effort has paid off, with a new component setting records.

    MicroBooNE experiment’s first results show no hint of a sterile neutrino

    New results from the MicroBooNE experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory deal a blow to a theoretical particle known as the sterile neutrino. For more than two decades, this proposed fourth neutrino has remained a promising explanation for anomalies seen in…

    Fermilab Blogs

    Introducing the 2021-22 Fermilab Scientist Advisory Council

    The Fermilab Scientist Advisory Council recently welcomed eight new members for the 2021-22 term. As the newly elected co-chairs (Douglas Berry and Jim Annis), we are honored to act as chairs for the SAC, which was founded in 2013 and includes representation from across Fermilab’s scientific staff. …

    Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is added to iTrack

    The Quality Section, in its continuous effort to make substantive improvements to the lab’s issues management system, announces the addition of a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) section in iTrack. Beginning Nov. 17, and viewable from the Responsible Party Page, all Non-conformance and Management Concern I…

    Virtual Bible Exploration for Lunch League video study Nov. 30

    On Nov. 30 the Bible Exploration for Lunch League will begin a new study based on videos filmed in Israel, featuring Ray Vander Laan of “That the World May Know.” We plan to watch and discuss the 8-part Volume 3, entitled “Life and Ministry of the Messiah — Learning the Faith of Jesus.” We meet Tues…

    How to be a better mentor (and mentee)

    Building a fulfilling mentor-mentee relationship requires agency and investment from both parties. The post How to be a better mentor (and mentee) appeared first on News.

    Recording of Nov. 18 site access brown bag session

    A recording of the Nov. 18 work-related site access brown bag session is available for viewing (Services login required). If you would like to attend an upcoming live session, please mark your calendars: Thursday, Dec. 2, from 1-2 p.m. CT The one-hour session will cover site access for employees, us…

    Dark matter in seven acts

    Follow the story of dark matter from the Big Bang to the death of the universe and hear the tale of the 95% of our universe made of dark energy and dark matter. Each act will feature a different point in the history of dark matter, from its creation, to its discovery, to its role in the ultimate end…
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    Fermilab Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Fermilab founded?

      Fermilab was founded in 1967.

    • Who are Fermilab key executives?

      Fermilab's key executives are Nigel Lockyer, Mike Knapp and Bryan Ramson.

    • How many employees does Fermilab have?

      Fermilab has 1,855 employees.

    • Who are Fermilab competitors?

      Competitors of Fermilab include Brookhaven National Laboratory, TRIUMF and Benetech.

    • Where is Fermilab headquarters?

      Fermilab headquarters is located at Kirk and, Pine St, Batavia.

    • Where are Fermilab offices?

      Fermilab has an office in Batavia.

    • How many offices does Fermilab have?

      Fermilab has 2 offices.