Stewardship in Action
The University’s stewardship of Argonne (through UChicago Argonne, LLC) and Fermilab (through Fermi Research Alliance, LLC) provides institutional support and unique resources that help the national labs tackle some of the greatest scientific and technical challenges of our time.
Education and Awards
UChicago, through UChicago Argonne, LLC and Fermi Research Alliance, LLC, offers a variety of education initiatives and targeted awards to staff at the national laboratories.
Joint Task Force Initiative
The Joint Task Force Initiative leverages UChicago relationships, talent and resources to help the national labs achieve scientific and operational success.
Graduate Research Cooperative
UChicago is developing a Graduate Research Cooperative that will foster and coordinate joint graduate student research between the University and Argonne.
Learn More About the National and Affiliated Laboratories
In addition to managing Argonne (through UChicago Argonne, LLC) and Fermilab (through Fermi Research Alliance, LLC), UChicago has direct oversight of the internationally renowned Marine Biological Laboratory and is a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope project.
Argonne National Laboratory
A multidisciplinary research center where scientists and engineers work on the greatest challenges facing the nation
Marine Biological Laboratory
An international center working to transform biological discovery and education
Giant Magellan Telescope
A next-generation ground-based telescope that promises to revolutionize our understanding of the universe
Governance and Board Operations
University President Paul Alivisatos chairs the boards of Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory alongside University-appointed board members. The Argonne Board of Governors and the FRA Board of Directors comprise a diverse group of business leaders, renowned researchers and senior university administrators.
The Office of Science, Innovation, National Laboratories, and Global Initiatives is responsible for all board strategy, operations and programmatic reviews for both the Argonne Board of Governors and the FRA Board of Directors.
Associate Vice President for National Laboratories
Board Relations Strategist
Board Relations Specialist