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The Tours for 2019-20

Tours are given after each lecture starting at 11 AM and last for about 40 minutes. Scientific and technical staff of Fermilab will be the tour guides. After the lecture, the SMP coordinator will introduce the tour guides to the students. Fermilab has a large variety of interesting sites in which important scientific discoveries have… More »

  Lecture and Tour Schedule Feb 2  –  Apr 13, 2019 Classes meet in Wilson Hall – One West Lectures begin at 9:00 a.m. – 1Tours are from 11 am – 12 pm *Feb 9th class will be held at IARC Building on Batavia Rd   Date Lecture Topic Speaker, Affiliation Tours 2-Feb-19 Quantum Mechanics… More »

Fall Session, 2018

The tour schedule will be published around September 3.   Date Lecture Topic Speaker, Affiliation Tours 29-Sep-18 Introduction to Science at Fermilab Pedro Machado, Fermilab Wilson Hall/Accelerator 6-Oct-18 Special Relativity Elliott McCrory, Fermilab Accelerator/Wilson Hall 13-Oct-18 Quantum Mechanics Dan Hooper, University of Chicago Tour Schedule Fall Session 20-Oct-18 Symmetry, Antimatter, and Supersymmetry Javier Duarte, Fermilab… More »

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Pedro Machado: Fermilab Scientist Dr. Machado was born and raised in Brazil.  He did his undergraduate work at Universidade Federal do Ceará (2007). After, he went to the Universidade de São Paulo to study neutrino phenomenology. He obtained a master diploma (2009) and started work on a PhD, both under the supervision of Renata Zukanovich Funchal. In 2011 and 2012,… More »

  The following is the lectures that will be given during the 2018-19 SMP program.  (See also this page, which has more logistical details.)​ ​ Pedro Machado: “Science at Fermilab (And Beyond)” Science is a big topic.  Machado gives a great introduction to the sort of science we do at Fermilab and others are doing… More »

Graduation photographs are in this gallery. We had a visit from the US Congress Sub-committee on Energy at the beginning of the graduation ceremony.  Here are some pictures by the lab’s professional photographer, Reidar Hahn.