A partnership of the University of Chicago and the Universities Research Association (URA), the Fermi Research Alliance manages Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), America's particle physics and accelerator laboratory.

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The Fermi Research Alliance, LLC (FRA) manages Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.

Located 40 miles west of Chicago, Fermilab is America's particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Its vision is to solve the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time for the benefit of all.

FRA builds on URA’s record of performance as manager and operator of Fermilab and the University of Chicago’s resources, partnerships and experience managing Argonne National Laboratory since its inception in 1946. Together, the FRA team brings resources, collaborations, and best practices to deliver world-class research through the safe and efficient management and operation of Fermilab.

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Events

Fermilab offers arts, education and visitor programs for the public. Virtual programming includes education for K-12 students, "Ask a Scientist," lectures and question-and-answer sessions, open houses, scientific colloquia, and more. Check the calendar here.

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Lia Merminga appointed director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

An internationally renowned physicist and scientific leader, Lia Merminga has been appointed to lead Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, effective April 18.

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Fermilab receives Inflation Reduction Act funding

The U.S. Department of Energy allocated funds to its 17 national laboratories from the Inflation Reduction Act to mitigate the rise of project costs as a result of inflation. Fermilab will spend the funding on the lab’s on-going construction projects. This will allow the lab’s major projects to uphold their schedules and keep their commitment to international collaborators.

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Nov 4, 2022

Fermilab engineers develop new control electronics for quantum computers that improve performance, cut costs

Quantum computing experiments now have a new control and readout electronics option that will significantly improve performance while replacing cumbersome and expensive systems. Developed by a team of engineers at Fermilab in collaboration with the University of Chicago, the Quantum Instrumentation Control Kit, or QICK for short, is easily scalable.

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Apr 29, 2022