Vol. 62 - No. 7 March 7, 2008
2007 BNL Employee Awards — Engineering Battelle President, CEO Carl Kohrt
Addresses Lab Community
A t the annual Employee Recognition Cer-
emony held on February 7 in Berkner
BNL over one or more years. The award amount
is $5,000. Lanny Bates, Assistant Laboratory
Hall, 15 BNLers were honored with the Lab’s
highest awards: five received the Brookhaven
Director for Facilities & Operations, presented
the Engineering & Computing Award to: Sorin
“C ongratulations on the
many achievements you
have made both individually and
Award; four, the Science & Technology Award; Viorel Badea, Collider-Accelerator Department; organizationally for over 60 years,”
and six, the Engineering & Computing Award. Peter Boyle, Plant Engineering Division (PE); said Battelle President and CEO
The Brookhaven and Science & Technology Paul Kovach, Superconducting Magnet Division Carl Kohrt to a large gathering of
Award winners were featured in the Bulletin (SMD); Stephen Plate, SMD; William Leonhardt, BNL employees in Berkner Hall
of February 29. The Engineering & Computing Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science on February 28. Lab Director Sam
Award recognizes distinguished contributions Department; and James Wright, PE. Their cita- Aronson explained in his opening
to the engineering and computing objectives of tions are featured below. remarks that Brookhaven Science
Associates (BSA), the company that
manages BNL, consists of a partner-
ship between Battelle and Stony
Brook University, each institution
providing a Chair of the BSA Board
of Directors for two years on a
rotating basis. Kohrt, Chair of the
BSA Board of Directors for the next
two years, was at the Lab for a BSA
Board meeting and was taking the
opportunity to address the Lab.
Kohrt introduced co-Board
members from Battelle who were
in the audience: Jeffrey Wads-
worth, Jeffrey Smith, also of
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(ORNL); and Martin Inglis. He also
BNL’s 2007 Engineering Award winners are: (from left) James Wright, Plant Engineering Division (PE); Peter Boyle,
PE; Stephen Plate, Superconducting Magnet Division (SMD); Paul Kovach, SMD; Sorin Viorel Badea, Collider- complimented BNL on the appre-
Accelerator Department; and William Leonhardt, Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department. ciation recently expressed to him
by Under Secretary for Science Ray
Sorin Viorel Badea, a porting the C-AD power supply lation of various accelerator Orbach on BNL’s progress in 2007.
senior project engineer in the group, Badea’s responsibilities magnets, other power supplies, Kohrt explained that his purpose
Collider Accelerator Depart- include the maintenance and rotating cryogenic equipment, in speaking to the Lab community
ment (C-AD), is cited for his upgrade of the Siemens and shielding upgrades, and high was to provide “a little education
18 years of exceptional per- Westinghouse power supplies, voltage septums. about Battelle and where we see our future in Battelle, and BNL’s
formance that has touched which are classic motor genera- Peter Boyle, Manager of role in that future, which we see as very rich for both of us.”
every accelerator in the C-AD tor sets with over 100 tons of Construction Services in the As Kohrt outlined, Battelle is a nonprofit research and develop-
complex. His contributions rotating mass. His reorganiza- Plant Engineering Division, ment (R&D) organization with $1 billion of its own assets, about $4
have improved engineering tions extended their useful life has provided expert technical billion in annual revenue, and about 20,000 employees worldwide,
projects from the Alternating and implemented significant leadership of BNL’s construc- a number that has doubled in the past six years. As stated by its
Gradient Synchrotron (AGS) upgrades to their ancillary tion program for over 20 years. founder in 1923, Battelle has a specific mission: to be devoted to sci-
Booster construction to the equipment. Badea has also He oversees over $20 million of entific discovery, to applying that discovery to industry to allow in-
Spallation Neutron Source. The been responsible for the design, construction projects annually, dustry to become more competitive, and to using a minimum of 20
lead mechanical engineer sup- assembly, testing, and instal- including, for the last two years, percent of net profits to benefit the community by charitable works
managing construction field ac- and education — education being of particular interest — and to re-
tivities for BNL’s new Center for investing the remainder to advance new scientific discoveries.
Scientists Highlight Nanotech Functional Nanomaterials to a “ To d a y, B a t -
safe and successful completion. telle has a branded
Applications at Media Roundtable His architectural expertise, work approach of si- “I thank you all for what you
— Part I — ethic, and in-depth knowledge multaneous excel-
do. We’re going to do everything
New ways to deliver drugs directly to tumor cells of construction contracting lence recognized
without poisoning the rest of the body have produced creative and internationally,” we can to find ways to allow you
effective methods of construct- continued Kohrt.
Beach umbrellas that absorb sunlight and allow you ing BNL’s facilities. His sound “Excellence in sci- to keep doing it.”
to plug in your laptop or cell phone judgment and proven record ence and technol- — Carl Kohrt, Battelle President and CEO
Quantum dots that produce multiple electrons per of success and fairness have ogy, excellence in
photon of absorbed light, increasing the efficiency of prevented costly claims and lab operations, and
solar energy litigation arising from design, excellence in community service.” He emphasized that lab opera-
labor, or safety issues. Thanks tions include providing facilities so that good and affordable sci-
T he items highlighted above are just some of the high-tech
nanoscience applications reporters learned about at a spe-
cial session hosted by the National Nanotechnology Coordina-
to the efforts of Boyle and his
team, BNL’s construction safety
ence can be done, and that environment, safety, health and qual-
ity considerations in all operations are equally important.
record is near perfection. Boyle “Issues around safety are absolutely critical at Battelle, as at every
tion Office (NNCO) during the annual meeting of the Ameri-
serves on both the Director’s one of our facilities,” he stated, remarking that Brookhaven’s latest
can Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in
and Plant Engineering’s Safety safety performance has somewhat improved. “We will do every-
Boston on February 15. The session, organized by John Carter
Committees. thing we can [to help], but it’s got to be done locally,” he said.
of DOE’s Brookhaven Site Office and Audrey Haar of NNCO,
Stephen Plate, a senior Kohrt listed many of the scientific laboratories and ventures
brought reporters face-to-face with four of America’s foremost
project engineer in the Super- managed or cooperatively managed by Battelle, which include
nanotechnology experts for a wide-ranging discussion on
conducting Magnet Division Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, BNL, ORNL, National
nanotechnology applications in medicine and energy.
(SMD), is cited for outstanding Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Idaho National Laboratory, as
The aim, said Carter, was to highlight the role of the federal
contributions to the success well as many others. He explained that, in its business model, Bat-
government in supporting nanotechnology research through
of a challenging achievement, telle seeks a balance between the different branches of operations:
the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and its mem-
the AGS Snake magnet. This scientific research, technology transfer to industry, and commer-
ber agencies, including DOE. “We have some very exciting re-
unique magnet was engineered cialization, and between the different risks associated with various
search going on at the DOE Nanoscale Science Research Cen-
and built by SMD to help con- sources of funding. The future could hold, for example, more non-
ters, in academia, and in industry,” Carter said. “The AAAS
trol the spin of protons in the governmental sources of income, sources outside DOE, limited-
meeting, which attracts hundreds of science reporters from all
Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider run manufacturing, international locations, etc.
over the country and the world, was an ideal venue to present
(RHIC). Plate, who headed the “In less than ten years, we hope that three-quarters of our reve-
this work and shine a spotlight on the role of DOE and other
mechanical engineering effort nue will be associated with labs and research. Scientific laboratory
NNI agencies in funding basic research and supporting the
and was responsible for sys- operations are really core to Battelle,” Kohrt said. The broad base
transition of promising technologies to the marketplace.”
tems integration, ensured that of science and technology capabilities from Battelle’s involvement
(continued on page 2) all the magnetic, cryogenic, in nine major labs will be vital in matching U.S. needs in energy,
mechanical, electrical, and national security, and health and life sciences, he indicated.
installation requirements were As to what Battelle and BNL can do together, one example Kohrt
achieved, and resolved conflicts mentioned is a recently signed multi-Lab contract in energy that
as needed. Much of his work will get some revenue back to the labs. Another such contract, that
required making decisions on includes BNL, is being considered in the arena of national security.
magnet configuration based “Battelle wants to be the convener for multi-lab contracts,” he said.
on calculations, finite element Other possibilities of collaboration can be explored, he said.
analyses, and understanding Regarding energy discoveries, BNL’s advantages include research
of engineering principles. The done at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, computation on
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The Bulletin March 7, 2008
Derek Lowenstein: Passion for Science and Orchids Kohrt Addresses Lab Community
New York Blue, and research done at the National Synchrotron
“I always had a They don’t like to have Light Source (NSLS) and the future NSLS-II, Kohrt said. BNL also
plant on the window wet feet. Again, there has promising work ongoing in the life sciences that could match
sill that I tended when are some exceptions, with Battelle’s focus in biology and medicine, in defense, on detec-
I was growing up in but don’t allow them to tion and protection, and in applied science.
Brooklyn,” Derek Low- stand in water. I think Kohrt explained that Battelle’s strategic thinking is global, see-
enstein, Chair of the most home-grown or- ing its labs collectively as resources for global business in basic
Collider-Accelerator chids die due to poor science, energy science and technology, national security, and
Department, said, ex- watering practices.” health and life sciences. “Our goal is to focus our earnings growth
plaining his interest in Lowenstein has cre- on those four global businesses,” he said.
plants - and, in particu- ated two new orchid In response to a question on the renewal of the BSA contract,
lar, orchids. “During hybrids, which he has which has two one-year periods remaining to run, “We’ll do
the summer I also grew registered with the whatever we must do to continue,” Kohrt said. “We really want
vegetables and flowers Royal Horticultural it.” Answering another question as to whether Battelle is fulfilling
as part of the children’s Society, an organiza- DOE’s requirements, he replied that Battelle has had increasing
program at the Brook- tion that maintains access to DOE leadership and that efforts to provide information
lyn Botanical Garden.” the database of orchid to help with energy policy have been well received. But we all face
Later in Lowen - hybrids and species, challenges when administrations change, he noted. “We’re subject
stein’s life, Herb Kin- recording about 3,000 to the same challenges that you are.
ney, a BNL retiree, new hybrids a year. “I thank you all for what you do,” Kohrt concluded. “We’re going
and his wife Betsy Lowenstein’s hybrids to do everything we can to find ways to allow you to keep doing it.”
invited him to the are named “Elaine — Liz Seubert
summer auction of Lowenstein,” after Note: Carl Kohrt’s talk is available on the web through WBNL stream-
orchids given by the his wife, who works ing media, at www.bnl.gov/video.
Suffolk Orchid Society, in BNL’s Community
and, “after that, I was Relations Office, and
hooked,” Lowenstein said. times considered rare and ex- “Alexander Leif,” after his
For about 20 years, Lowen- otic, there are more than 20,000 grandson. Since the hybrids are
Healthcare Providers: Are They Still In-Network?
stein has been collecting and species of orchids in the world, still little seedlings, it’s too soon Make Sure to Ask First
growing orchids, and today and orchids grow on every con- to tell what they will look like If you are participating in one of BNL’s medical plans, the
he has over 300 orchids in his tinent except Antarctica. Some when mature, but hybrids are Human Resources & Occupational Medicine Division Benefits
collection. “I grow them under varieties of orchids can be found often more beautiful and vigor- Office recommends that before seeking services from a provider,
lights in my basement, and in growing wild in the woods of ous than the two plants from confirm if the provider participates in the network for your insur-
the summer they all go out on Long Island, but it is illegal to which they originated. ance plan. You can contact your provider or your insurance compa-
my front porch,” he said. collect them. Lowenstein al- When asked, it’s hard for ny for such information. Confirming whether or not your provider
Lowenstein is currently vice ways has at least a few orchids Lowenstein to choose his fa- is participating in your program prior to receiving such services can
president of the Suffolk Orchid in bloom in his collection, since vorite orchid because they are help you to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket expenses.
Society, which meets at 7:30 different orchid species bloom all so different. But after some A provider’s participation in a network may change at any time.
p.m. every second Monday at different times of the year. thought, he said he is partial to For example, Long Island Cardiology Associates and Brookhaven
of the month at the Emma S. “You need the appropriate the Paphiopedilum, or Lady Slip- Women’s Imaging are currently not participating in CIGNA’s Open
Clark Memorial Library in East amount of light and fertilizer pers, an orchid genus that has Access Plus network, but were previously in the network.
Setauket. The Society sponsors for an orchid to thrive and most “cousins” that grow on Long Is- In addition, a provider may be contracted with an insurance
an annual trip to the Interna- importantly to bloom,” Lowen- land but is mostly often found company for some services and not others, so this is also an im-
tional Orchid Show, which this stein explained. “Most orchids in in Southeast Asia. portant detail to check. For example, an audiologist may be par-
year will be held on March 29 the wild are attached to trees or Looking at photos of his ticipating for hearing tests but not for providing hearing aids or an
in Longwood Gardens. “Any- rocks, and for the most part do orchid collection on his com- ophthalmologist may be participating for diseases of the eye but
one who’s interested can join not grow in direct sunlight. They puter, he has one final thought not for routine vision screenings.
the trip*,” said Lowenstein. “It’s receive nutrients from the min- about orchid growing. “It’s a
an excellent way to see many erals and organic matter in the socially acceptable addiction,” Reimbursement Account Deadline
beautiful orchids at one time. rain runoff. So, when growing he said. — Diane Greenberg According to the Internal Revenue Service, contributions to health
Photographs are great, but orchids, keep them away from *For information on joining this care or dependent day care accounts not used by the end of the calen-
there’s nothing like seeing the direct sunlight (there are some year’s trip to the International dar year will be forfeited. So, do not forget to use up balances within
blooms right in front of you.” exceptions), and water and feed Orchid Show, see “Happenings” in all 2007 reimbursement accounts by claiming expenses incurred in
Although orchids are some- them both weekly and weakly. the ads on page 4. 2007. To do so, submit claim forms by March 31, 2008.
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Scientists Highlight Nanotech Applications at Media Roundtable (cont’d)
Altaf (Tof) Carim of the The same technique could also ate a nanopillar adhesive that you do not have to replace the photon of light to produce more
DOE Office of Science and co- be used to develop implantable sticks very well when wet, mak- expensive platinum — and than one electron, Mendez said.
chair of the Nanoscale Science, sensors for glucose, for exam- ing it ideal for surgical applica- higher energy yield. DOE scientists are also
Engineering and Technology ple, to spare diabetics the need tions such as hernia repair. “But we don’t really under- experimenting with silicon
(NSET) Subcommittee of the for constant blood testing. Next up was Emilio Men- stand why it works,” Mendez nanowires, which produce
National Science and Technol- Langer, whose research has dez, Director of Brookhaven’s said. “More understanding is electricity from sunlight with-
ogy Council kicked off the been supported in part by the Center for Functional Nanoma- necessary. Is gold unique? Can out using plastic. This could
discussion with an overview of National Science Foundation terials (CFN), who presented we use other materials? That’s improve efficiency because the
NNI as an interagency effort to and the National Cancer Insti- a variety of ways researchers the beauty of the kind of basic polymers used in organic solar
coordinate the nanoscience re- tute, also described attaching at DOE Office of Science Na- research we do at the national cells trap some of the electrons
search already under way across nanoparticles to cancer-fight- noscale Science Research Cen- labs. We can ask these ques- generated, reducing the cur-
25 agencies within the federal ing drugs to both help the drug ters are addressing challenges tions and do experiments to rent. “In silicon nanowires,
government. molecules evade the body’s in meeting our nation’s energy look for ways to understand the there is not much time for the
Some of the most exciting immune system and find their needs. He pointed out the enor- process and optimize the cata- electrons to become trapped,”
nanoscale research is taking way directly to their target mous waste in today’s energy lytic properties.” Mendez said.
place in medicine. Guest speak- cells. Such targeted therapy, he production balance sheet, due In the search for alternative
To be continued in next week’s
er Robert Langer of the Mas- said, “would be more effective to inefficiency, as well as the energy sources, nanoscience
Bulletin. In Part II, BNL’s Emilio
sachusetts Institute of Technol- and less expensive — than con- geopolitical instability of our may offer breakthrough pos-
Mendez reports on an exciting
ogy described his research at ventional chemotherapy — be- main energy sources. sibilities. For example, it is
new development in nanotech
the interface of biotechnology cause you’d be directing all of “The solution,” he said, “is widely believed that because
self-assembly using complemen-
and materials science, includ- the drug, at much lower doses, very simple: use less energy, a single photon of light pro-
tary strands of DNA, and the
ing work to develop one-centi- to the cells you want to treat use it more efficiently, and look duces a single electron in tradi-
session’s final speaker, Rick Hess,
meter-square grids that contain instead of dumping a whole lot for alternatives to fossil fuels. tional silicon solar cells, there
President and Chief Executive
100 nanoliter-volume wells. of drug into the whole body.” Nanoscience can help in all of is a theoretical limit to how
Officer of Konarka Technologies
These “pharmacy on a chip” Langer’s final example these areas.” efficient these solar cells can
Inc., describes his company’s
grids could be implanted, or — though it was clear he could For example, research at be — around 30 percent. But
development of flexible organic
made into pills, to carry 100 have gone on — was a new kind Brookhaven has shown that engineering new kinds of solar
solar cells, which could be used in
doses of a drug (or 100 different of adhesive modeled on the adding gold nanoparticles to cells at the nanoscale may allow
a wide range of applications from
drugs) into the body in a single sticky nanostructured protru- the platinum catalysts cur- scientists to overcome this limit.
powering beach umbrellas, to
application, with each well sions on gecko toes. Though rently used in fuel cells can Research using quantum dots
bringing electrical power to people
opening remotely in a time- others have tried modeling increase the efficiency and at DOE’s National Renewable
living off the mainstream grid.
release manner when a tiny gecko nanopillars before, Langer stability of the platinum. This Energy Laboratory has shown
electrical current is applied. said his group is the first to cre- results in lower cost — because that it may be possible for one — Karen McNulty Walsh
The Bulletin March 7, 2008
BNLers Mentor Four Intel Semifinalists Calendar
T he Intel Science Talent Search
(Intel STS) is the country’s old-
est and most prestigious pre-college
worked on their projects at the Lab
under BNL mentors.
“We recognize how busy Lab
research project on breast can-
cer imaging. She worked with
her first steps leading to a bright
future in the field of scientific
research,” said Qiang Li.
— Week of 3/10 —
science competition. According to researchers are and we appreciate a researcher at *Talk on Paying for Long-Term Care
Daniel Silver of Half Hollow
the Intel website, a total of 1,602 the time and effort they offer men- the National Noon-1 p.m. Berkner Hall,
Hills High School East in Dix
entrants representing 45 states, toring high school students and Synchrotron Room B. All are welcome. Call
Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands possible future scientists,” said Light Source, Ext. 8612 to show interest. See
on his project announcement below, left.
entered this year’s competition Ken White, manager of the Lab’s to improve a
and four of the 300 semifinalists Office of Educational Programs. new method
“The dedication of Lab researchers Zhong Zhong for distin-
of Physics in BSA Distinguished Lecture
working with local students helps guishing invasive human breast
the summers 4 p.m. Berkner Hall. Thomas
In Appreciation: them accomplish their personal cancer from normal breast Mentor Yannis of 2006 and Lovejoy, Heinz Center for Sci-
scientific and academic goals.” tissue. The method, called dif- Semertzidis ence, Economics, & the Envi-
BNL Mentors All semifinalists will receive a fraction enhanced imaging,
2007. The ronment, will speak on “Cli-
subject was the deuteron nu- mate Change: Prospects for
BNL staff who men- $1,000 scholarship for their proj- uses x-rays in a new way to Nature.” All are welcome to
cleus electric dipole moment in
tored students for the re- ects with an additional $1,000 generate images that show not this free talk, open to the pub-
a storage ring with an unprec- lic. Visitors of 16 or over must
cent Office of Educational given to their school. A short de- just hard tissues like bone, but
edented sensitivity for CP-vio- carry photo ID.
Programs’ High School scription of the four semifinalists also soft tissues. “Compared
lation. CP-violation explains
Research Program repre- who worked on their projects with with computed tomography, Thursday, 3/13
why matter seems to dominate
sented the following depart- BNL mentors (pictured) follows. the technique may result in
over anti-matter in our uni- *Summer Camp expo
ments and divisions: Biolo- higher contrast, higher resolu- 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Berkner
Isaac Degani of Welling- verse, a fundamental question
gy; Chemistry; Community, tion images than conventional Hall lobby. Display of informa-
ton C. Mepham High School related to existence. “Daniel
Education, Government & mammography provides,” said tion from many Long Island
worked under the direction wrote a computer program that summer camps for children.
Public Affairs; Condensed Zhong. “I am happy to see
of Helio Takai of the Physics simulated the deuteron spin
Matter Physics & Materials Teresa receive well-deserved
Science; Energy Sciences & Department. With Takai and vector rotations as the particle — Week of 3/17 —
recognition for her hard work
his physics traveled in a storage ring,” said
Technology; Environmental on this project.” Monday, 3/17
teacher, Wil- Semertzidis. “His work in-
Sciences; Environmental & *Defensive Driving, Part I of II
liam Leacock, cluded the investigation of a
Waste Management Servic- Hefei Li, also of Ward Melville 6-9:15 p.m., B’haven Center.
Degani devel- certain type of systematic error
es; Instrumentation; Medi- High School chose a problem $38. Part II on 3/19. Preregis-
oped pattern- associated with the fact that the tration required. See p. 2.
cal; National Synchrotron that is much publicized these
recognition order of spin rotations defines
Light Source; Nonprolif- Mentor days: credit Wednesday, 3/19
software to the final spin direction, due to
eration & National Security, Helio Takai card and ID
identify mete- the presence of a certain type BSA Noon Recital
and Physics. Acknowledged card security.
ors, lightning, and airplane sig- of background magnetic fields. Noon. Berkner Hall. Paul Gal-
here with many thanks are Li worked with braith will interpret works by
nals seen by MARIACHI radar. His perseverance and hard work
the mentors, who include: Qiang Li (no Bach, Haydn, Brahms and De-
MARIACHI Radar detects fluctu- got him through this very chal-
Scott Bronson, Thomas relation) of the bussy, and his own arrange-
ations or interference in signals Mentor lenging project.” ments of folk tunes, on his
Butcher, Avraham Dilma- Condensed
from radio frequency sources Qiang Li eight-string Brahms guitar. All
nian, Jeremy Feinberg, Huan Matter Physics Society for Science & the are welcome to this free concert,
Feng, Andrew Gifford, Syed located below the horizon. The
and Materials Department on Public (formerly Science Ser- open to the public. Visitors of
Khalid, Qiang Li, Zheng Li, shape and frequency of the 16 or over must carry photo ID.
research to enhance security of vice), a nonprofit organization
Kathleen McIntyre, John disturbances can help identify 434th Brookhaven Lecture
the data storage encoded on the dedicated to public engagement
Miller, Lisa Miller, William the object causing interference. 4 p.m. Berkner Hall. Edward
magnetic strip of credit cards. in scientific research and educa-
Morse, Benjamin Ocko, Al- “Isaac embraced the challenge O’Brien, Physics Department,
She applied recently developed tion, owns and has administered
of solving problems related to will speak on “What We Have
len Orville, Carol Scarlett, “magneto-optical imaging” tech- this contest since its inception Learned so Far at RHIC: What
Yannis Semertzidis, Helio data collection,” Takai said. “His
niques to visualize the magnetic in 1942. In 1998, Intel added we set out to do, what we dis-
Takai, Cheo Tang, Peter persistence and ingenuity were covered and why it is impor-
fields used to store data. This sponsorship of the Science Tal-
Thanos, Val Titus, Paul Vas- key factors in the successful tant.” All are welcome to this
work may lead to unique secu- ent Search to the Intel Educa- free talk, open to the public.
ka, and Lin Yang. conclusion of his project.”
rity features such as incorporat- tion Initiative to improve math Visitors to the Lab of 16 or
Teresa Kao of Ward Mel- ing signatures into magnetic and science education in the over must carry photo ID.
ville High School tackled a strips. “I think Hefei has taken United States. — Jane Koropsak Saturday, 3/22
Elder Law Talk: Paying for Long-Term Care, 3/11 *BeRA-IAA Holi, festival of Colors
Parents, Grandparents: Summer Camp Expo On Tuesday, March 11, noon-1 p.m., in Berkner Hall, Room
2 p.m. Berkner Hall. The BERA
Indo American Association cel-
Long Island summer camp directors and staff will be in B, a talk on “Paying for Long-Term Care: Understanding Your ebrates Holi with song, dance,
Options,” will be given by Cynthia Russell a program coordina- music. Tickets of $5/adult, $3/
Berkner Hall lobby on Thursday, March 13, 11 a.m.-1:30 child, include a snack of samo-
p.m. with information on programs, registration, and Coun- tor of Long-Term Care Insurance Education & Outreach, Cornell sas or pizza at the Recreation
selor-in-Training opportunities for teens. If you have ques- University, Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County. Topics to be Hall. See p. 4.
tions, contact Susan Foster, Ext. 2888, email@example.com; or Liz addressed will include financial planning for long-term care, with
Gilbert, Ext. 2315, firstname.lastname@example.org. A list of some of the sum- an emphasis on appropriate insurance, including policies available — Week of 3/24 —
mer camps that will be in attendance at the EXPO follows: through the New York State Partnership for Long-Term Care; and friday, 3/28
Apple Day Camp, Riverhead; Benner’s Farm Summer the factors to consider when purchasing long-term care insurance,
Camp, Setauket; BNL On-Site Summer Program; Brookhaven such as policy options and benefits. Organized by Michael Thorn, *kane Daily Rock, Blues Band
BNL’s Health Promotion Program Manager, the talk will provide 7:30 p.m. B’haven Center.
Country Day Camp, Yaphank; Brookhaven YMCA, Holtsville; Sponsored by the BNL Music
Camp Paquatuck, Center Moriches; Girls Scouts of Suffolk attendees with unbiased information solely intended to educate Club. Tickets: $10 in advance;
County, Bayport; Ivy League Day Camp, Smithtown; LuHi consumers about their choices. $12 at the door. See p. 4.
Summer Programs, Brookville; Lyrical Children’s School, Cal- If you would like to attend this free talk, contact Thorn,
verton; L.I. Voyagers’ Day Camp, W. Babylon; Roads to Learn- email@example.com or Ext. 8612. Most speakers who participate in
ing, Port Jefferson Station; St. Joseph’s Summer Programs, the Health Promotion talks that Thorn arranges donate their time, Arrivals & Departures
Patchogue; Stony Brook Summer Camp, SUNY; Summer Fun and if not enough interest is shown ahead, the talk is cancelled. To — Arrivals —
Days, Yaphank; Tutor Time, Coram. learn more about future Health Promotion Program events, go to Chih-Hsuan Chang .......Chemistry
www.bnl.gov/HR/OCCMED/HPP.asp . Theresa Cutrone ......................ITD
Denean Daniels.................... ES&T
2007 BNL Engineering Awards (cont’d) Sean Hightower ............Chemistry
Luen-Luen Li .......................... Biol.
magnet, built without ben- assembled through small access directed designers, technicians innovative contributions to the Michiko Minty ........................CAD
efit of a prototype, operates ports in the cryostat. Despite and other engineers in build- electrical engineering, design, Kunal Shroff ..................... Physics
reliably in the challenging AGS difficulties, all the subsystems ing equipment for fixed target and project management of Wade Sisk .....................Chemistry
environment, due in no small of this complex 3-D puzzle fit experiments. Later, he served as many complex building, utility, — Departures —
measure to Plate’s careful and together and work properly. project engineer for the design, and experimental facility proj- Pabam Agrawala ............. Medical
competent work. Kovach’s skill with the design construction and installation of ects at BNL. In particular, he is Narasimharao Krishnamurthy .. Biol.
Paul Kovach, a senior proj- software, his familiarity with the STAR Silicon Vertex Tracker recognized for his efforts involv- Alexander Milov ............... Physics
ect engineer in the Supercon- engineering principles, and his at RHIC. He is currently the In- ing the Center for Functional
ducting Magnet Division, is also knowledge of shop practices all strument Engineer for a unique Nanomaterials, the Blue Gene L
honored for his contributions combined to help ensure this instrument being built at the Supercomputer, RHIC detector Warren Johnson, who, as a
to the AGS cold Snake magnet magnet’s success. Spallation Neutron Source at and experimental facilities, and technician C, joined the Reactor
project. Kovach headed the William Leonhardt, a Oak Ridge National Laboratory. BNL’s digital telephone system Division on October 30, 1950,
mechanical design engineering senior project engineer in the Leonhardt has earned a reputa- upgrade. Wright has consistently and retired from the Depart-
effort for this magnet. In this Condensed Matter Physics & tion for producing experimental met customer needs by applying ment of Applied Science as a
capacity, he incorporated all Materials Science Department, equipment that balances afford- creative engineering solutions senior technical supervisor on
the magnet requirements into is honored for his outstanding ability, reliability, and sensitiv- and new technologies together April 30, 1986, died on August
the 3-D mechanical model and and innovative achievements ity, and which meets all safety with safe and economical design 9, 2007. He was 83.
provided a cross-check of the in engineering instrumentation. requirements. principles. He also serves on the Nicolas Sowiak, who joined
stresses and heat loads through His first work at the Lab was in James Wright, a project Lab’s Electrical Safety Commit- the Grounds Section as a la-
finite element analyses and designing, building, maintain- engineer I in the Plant Engi- tee, C-AD Accelerator Systems borer on October 29, 1951, and
calculations. The mechanical de- ing, and operating instruments neering (PE) Division, is an Safety Review Committee, the retired from the Plant Engineer-
sign is accomplished in a limited to test fluid flow in nuclear electrical engineer, the techni- Communications Planning ing Division as a rigger on Sep-
space. Parts such as current leads reactors. He then worked at the cal lead in PE’s Engineering & Committee, and the BNL Traffic tember 23, 1980, died at age 89
and magnet supports had to be AGS where he supervised and Design Group. Jim has made Safety Committee. on September 4, 2007.
BERA-IAA to Hold ‘Holi,’ Festival of Colors, 3/22 minimum of 10 years’ experience in control
systems applications including: real time
erator control systems, designing and im-
plementing fast feedback systems at the
KITCHEN TABLE - Oak, oval table, 4
chairs. Excel. Cond. Pic avail. Ext. 2826.
The BERA Indo American Association (BERA-IAA) will hold its systems architecture and real time issues kHz rate, use of relational database appli- PATIO SET - many pieces, $900. Ext. 4144.
including shared memory, client/server ap- cations including SQL and Ajax; as well as
annual Holi Function — the Festival of Colors — on Saturday, ELECTRIC STOVE - Hotpoint, 30" w, gd.
plications, VxWorks, RTEMS or an equiva- knowledge of modeling codes used in ac-
cond., $90. Leo, Ext. 3103 or 728-0992.
March 22, starting at 2 p.m. at Berkner Hall. The program will lent real-time OS. In addition the success- celerator physics such as Matlab Middle
ful candidate will have experience in a lead Layer Toolkit, XAL, MAD, or Elegant is a TABLE - dining rm, oval, 58"x43", wood,
consist of songs, dances, and instrumental music, all related to developer role programming in a combina- plus. Strong communication skills and the 2 leaves, 5 chairs, sealed top, $100; love-
the culture of the Indian subcontinent. All are invited to attend. tion of C, C++, and Java as well as devel- ability to work effectively with a diverse seat & chair, $250. Ext. 7647.
Reservations must be made through the links from the following oping code under LINUX. Responsibilities group of scientists and engineers are criti-
include: working on a team to design, de- cal. Responsibilities include: working on Audio, Video & Computers
web site: www.bnl.gov/bera/activities/iaa/Holi2008/. Ticket prices velop, and deploy accelerator subsystem a team to design, develop, and deploy 4 GB MICRO SD - w/adapter. $20. Ext. 5322.
for advanced reservations are $5 for adults (12 years and older) and applications including all aspects of the accelerator subsystem applications. Job AUDIO TAPES - 72 Cassettes, 80 8-Track.
$2 for children (3 to 12 years, under 3 free). The ticket includes the subsystem: gathering requirements, devel- responsibilities include all aspects of the Country, Christmas. Make offer. 772-4751.
oping EPICS application, develop any new subsystem: gathering requirements, de- EXTRNL HARD DRIVE - Western Digital
cultural program at Berkner Hall and a snack of samosas and pizzas drivers and tools as needed and provide veloping EPICS application, any new driv- 500GB, unopnd in box, $75. Ext. 7294.
at the Recreation Hall in the apartment area. component test, installation, integration, ers and tools as needed, component test,
KOSS 5.1 SPEAKER W/100W WOOFER
automation and operational support. Ex- installation, integration, automation and
perience in the use of EPICS and accelera- operational support. Reports to the Diag- - w/100 W Super Base Woofer, $30. Two
Kane Daily Band Rock, Blues Concert, 3/28 tor control systems, designing and imple- nostics & Controls Group Leader, National add'l speaker stands, $10. Ext. 3747.
menting fast feedback systems at the kHz Synchrotron Light Source II Project. ERAP LAPTOP COMPUTER - Apple Macbook
The Kane Daily Band will perform on Friday, March 28, at 7:30 rate, relational database applications in- eligible $1K. Apply to Job ID # 14395. - black 2.2GHz, 4GB RAM, 160GB HD,
p.m. at the Brookhaven Center. Sponsored by the BNL Music cluding SQL programming experience and SENIOR TECHNOLOGY ENGINEER (I-8) -
13.3”, 1 mo. old - $1400. 902-8188.
Club, the concert is open to the public. All visitors to the Lab age the use of Ajax is highly desirable. Knowl- Requires a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent MEMORY - for d’top computer. Two 512 Mb
edge of modeling codes used in accelera- experience in computer science or a related DDR2, 667 MHz, RAM $20/ea. Ext. 5080.
16 and over must bring a photo I.D. tor physics such as Matlab Middle Layer field, and at least eight years’ experience RECORDPLAYER, RADIO - c1960, Mag-
Best known for classic rock, rockabilly, and blues performances Toolkit, XAL, MAD, or Elegant is a plus. The in the design, coding, testing, and trouble- navox, $50; RCA r/player & radio, c1950,
successful candidate will have superior
in the New York area, the Kane Daily Band features Daily on lead analytical and problem-solving skills with
shooting of information systems. Experience $50; HP deskjet 840C printer, $25. 727-0911.
in configuring, administering, patching, se-
guitar and vocals, George Ellert, an experienced, enthusiastic bass considerable experience functioning in a curing and performance tuning Linux plat-
SONY 53" COLOR REAR PROJ. TV - Mod-
el KP-53V73, vg cond. $325. 286-3833.
player, and the talented Al Henneborn on percussion. Tickets for lead developer role. Strong communication forms and clustered computing (including
skills and the ability to work effectively with TAPE DECK - dual cassette Onkio Ri,
the show are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Tickets a diverse group of scientists and engineers
schedulers, resource managers and distrib-
$25. Chris, Ext. 2094 or 831-3469.
uted file systems); ability to independently
may be purchased through www.ticketweb.com or at the BERA are critical. Reports to the Diagnostics &
Store, or the door. Seating is limited, and advanced ticket purchase Controls Group Leader, National Synchro-
generate creative solutions to atypical Sports, Hobbies & Pets
problems using open source technologies
tron Light Source II Project. ERAP eligible in a fast-paced and dynamic environment; CANOE - 12' Oldtown Stillwater, excel,
is recommended. For more information, call 631 344-5139. $1K. Apply to Job ID # 14392. $400; Summit tree stands, 2, $1/ea; ground
debugging hardware, managing RAID stor-
age systems, knowledge of security (ipta- mnt claybird thrower, $50. 727-0911.
TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECT (I-9) - Re-
BERA Bus Trips quires a BS in physics, computer science bles, TCP wrappers), authentication and the DOG CRATE - extra lg., wire, perfect cond.,
or equivalent experience and a minimum following services: NFS, DNS, DHCP NIS, , foldable, removable tray, $50. Ext. 7132.
• Philadelphia Flower Show, Sunday, March 9. The trip is sold of ten years’ experience in control system ,
LDAP Samba, Printing, FTP and Apache, is GOLF CLUBS - two sets w/ bags, $25
out, but, participants, remember to change your clocks forward applications and programming in some required; ability to write shell scripts is re- ea.; skis w/bindings, poles, boots. Sev-
the night before. The trip starts at 6 a.m. from BNL. combination of C, C++, and Java, as they quired. Preferred requirements include the eral sets. Chris, Ext. 2094 or 831-3469.
are applied to accelerators for accelera- ability to use PERL or Python; experience
• New York City “do as you please” trip, Saturday, April 12. The tor physics, modeling techniques, design with Mac OS and experience with the Open Tools, House & Garden
and development of tables and tools for Science Grid services of similar grid tech- CAR RAMPS - $25 - timing light, $15 - en-
coach will leave BNL at 9 a.m., drop passengers at Bryant Park, nologies. Responsibilities include system
relational databases. In addition, this posi- gine analyzer, $25. chris, Ext. 2094.
and leave Bryant Park at 5 p.m. $10/person (adult or child). tion requires at least five years’ experience administration, maintaining and expanding
GENERATOR - pwr. Pro, 2500 watts,
with model based control of accelerators, Linux clusters, and engineering level system
• Atlantic City, Saturday, April 5. Depart BNL 8 a.m. Depart NJ at 7 Matlab or equivalent mathematical pro- troubleshooting and debugging. Will act as
brand new less then 1 hr. usage, $200.
Michael, Ext. 7861.
p.m. $25/person. The casino & bonus package will be announced. gramming package, experience in the Primary Engineer designing, implementing
• Fishing with Captain Bob in Mattituck, Saturday, May 17. Meet
use of relational database applications to and supporting UNIX services at the NSLS-II. Happenings
manage accelerator lattice information, Reporting directly to the IT Manager, will play
CHINESE AUCTION - Fundrasier - Pa-
at the dock for a day of fishing for doormat fluke and other fish. including SQL programming experience, a leading role in the formulation of needs,
tchogue Manor, April 12, Good food and
as well as the design and implementation the design and the implementation of UNIX
$60 per person includes bait & tip. services in support of a community of 2500 lots of fun! $40pp. Maria, Ext. 4961.
of online model control of accelerators.
Knowledge of modeling codes used in ac- users. Currently the project provides data DINNER/SHOW OUTING - DEPOSITS
tive secretarial as well as proficiency in DUE for June 14, Sight n Sound Theatre,
celerator physics such as Matlab Middle storage and data processing capabilities for
MSWord, Outlook, and Lab-wide admin- Strasburg,PA.Dinner@Good N Plenty. Call
Layer Toolkit, XAL, or Elegant is required. physics simulations and accelerator design.
istrative systems (Guest system, People- 4 info. Kim, Ext. 7465 or 631-399-3098.
Experience in accelerator control systems, It is expected that the candidate will use his/
Soft HR, PeopleSoft Financials, Web
vxWorks or RTEMS, EPICS experience, her creativity and expertise to further expand INTERNATIONAL ORCHID SHOW - Suffolk
Requisitions) required. Ability to use TEX
feedback systems at the kHz rate is pre- the scope of UNIX services and also lead the Co. Orchid Soc. trip, Longwood Gardens
word Editor highly desirable. Will maintain
ferred but not essential. The successful efforts to integrate the facility with the Open Show, Sat. 3/29, $42. Reserve w/Ron Bla-
group publication files for 20+ scientists.
candidate will also have superior analytical Science Grid operations. National Synchro- sius, 246-5998, Rtblasius@aol.com.
May fill in for other group secretaries on
and problem-solving skills and consider- tron Light Source II Project. ERAP Eligible JERSEY BOYS - August 6, 2008 8:00 PM
an as needed basis. Physics OMEGA and
able experience functioning in a lead de- $1K. Apply to Job ID # 14391. Orch. G 9 and 11. Aug. Wilson Theatre 245
Applications Software Groups/Physics
Department. Apply to Job ID # 14390. veloper role. Strong communication skills SENIOR TECHNICIAN (TW-3) – Requires W. 52nd St.. $240/pr. Michael, Ext. 7941.
and the ability to work effectively with a di- an AAS degree in mechanical technology
MATERIAL HANDLER (L-3) - Performs a SPAGHETTI DINNER - dance competi-
verse group of scientists and engineers are or equivalent relevant experience in preci-
variety of laboring and manual tasks in tion fundraiser, Sat. Mar. 8th, 5-7 pm,
critical. Responsibilities include: working sion prototype machining. Experience with
stores operations such as moving, load- Elks Lodge Riverhead, Tickets $10/kids
on a team to provide the design and de- AutoCAD is desirable but nor required. The
ing, unloading, sorting and storing of under 10 yrs., $8. Darlene, Ext. 5191.
velopment efforts of high level applications successful candidate will be trained in basis
materials. May operate motorized equip-
ment pertinent to stores operations.
and relational database tools for NSLS-II crystallography, crystal cutting, polishing Wanted
throughout all phases of the project; the and mounting. Excellent written, verbal and
Keeps stores facilities in neat condition. development of an API to support multiple AQUARIUM - 20 gal., that someone would
interpersonal skills are required. Responsi- donate for my son’s science project. Carl,
Procurement & Property Management modeling codes, and support the com- bilities include preparation of specifications, Ext. 3084 or 291-8304.
Division. Apply to Job ID # 14386. missioning and operational use of physics procurements, installation, and operation of
OPEN RECRUITMENT – Opportunities for applications. Reports to the Diagnostics & crystal fabrication equipment to establish a FIREARMS - all types, fair dollars pd.,
Lab employees and outside candidates. Controls Group Leader, National Synchro- state-of-the-art crystal fabrication lab. Will any cond. Joe, Ext. 3783 or 487-1479.
tron Light Source II Project. ERAP eligible assist scientists and engineers to develop GUITARS - old, unwanted or in need of
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCI-
$1K. Apply to Job ID # 14393. the 0.1 meV energy resolution optics. Will re- repair. chris, Ext. 2094 or 831-3469.
ATE – Requires a Ph.D. in nuclear chemis-
try, separations chemistry, radiochemistry, TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECT (I-9) - Re- port to the NSLS-II Inelastic X-ray Scattering HELP WANTED-LIFE GUARDS & CAMP
or nuclear physics. Experience is highly quires a BS in engineering, computer sci- Group Leader. National Synchrotron Light - Life Grd-cert./min. 18 yr. old, lessons,
desirable in a variety of experimental tech- ence, or physics, or equivalent experience Source II Project. Apply to Job ID # 14396. camp, & Teachers for summer camp prog.
niques, such as nuclear detection methods and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Backgrnd check req. Christine, Ext. 5090
Motor Vehicles & Supplies
Classified (especially at low activity levels), prepara-
tion and handling of radioactive samples,
control systems applications including:
FPGA programming, real time systems 05 NISSAN NISMO FRONTIER - 4L,6cyl,a/
JAZZ MUSICIANS/STUDENTS - for Mon-
Advertisements chemical separation methods, and char-
acterization of metal-organic complexes
architecture and real time issues includ- t,c/c,4wd,p/s,p/w,p/l, p/mnroof, trans.100K day evening jams. Ext. 7657.
ing shared memory, client/server applica- warr, 38K mi. $22,500/neg. 766-7488. KNIFE COLLECTOR - will buy your knives,
in organic and aqueous media. Expertise tions, VxWorks, RTEMS or an equivalent 05 CHEV BLAZER - ZR2, 4.3L, 4x4, excel. fair price paid, Joseph, 924-5249.
Placement Notices in nuclear chemistry or nuclear physics, real-time OS. In addition the successful cond., loaded, 6 disk cd, cowl induction hood,
with emphasis on liquid scintillators and candidate will have experience in a lead WASHER - free or low cost, in gd. work-
The Lab’s placement policy is to select the never off road. 32K mi. $15,500. 820-2122.
low-background counting; or chemistry, developer role programming in a com- ing cond; will pick up. Ext. 4340.
best-qualified candidate for an available position. 04 CONTINENTAL CARGO ENCLOSED
Candidates are considered in the following order: with emphasis on organo-metallic chem- bination of C, C++, and Java as well as WHEELCHAIR - Standard, Wide-Width.
istry, separations chemistry, and analytical TRAILER - 5X10, 15” wheels, spr tire, Rear 631-821-1271.
(1) present benefits-eligible employees within the developing code under LINUX. Respon-
chemistry methods such as UV spectros- Barn Doors, Side Dr, $1,595/neg.928-1254.
department/division and/or appropriate bargaining sibilities include: fielding an architecture
unit, with preference for those within the immediate copy, IR spectroscopy, GC-MS, quantita- that supports hard, real time, low latency, 03 CHEVY BLK. TRAILBLAZER - M/roof, ex- Lost & Found
work group; (2) present benefits-eligible employees tive analysis of chemical species is also hardware for global feedback, equipment cel. cond. 59K mi. $11,000/neg. 204-0984. FOUND - FLASH DRIVE- WHITE - found
within the Laboratory; and (3) outside applicants. In desired. When applying for this position, protection, and global timing and event 00 FOREST RIVER CHEROKEE 275B - by Bldg 911. Call to identify. Ext. 5090.
keeping with the Affirmative Action Plan, selections make sure to attach curriculum vitae and a synchronization. Experience in the use of 30’ 5TH wheel trailer, mid-profile, bunks, WALLET - brown, with credit, French
are made without regard to age, race, color, religion, statement describing scientific goals to the EPICS and accelerator control systems, big slide, all opts,see rvsearch.com in NY. transportation, & health cards; possibly
national origin, sex, disability or veteran status. Candidate Gateway application, and also designing and implementing fast feed- $9,995. Ext. 7160 or 929-8294. lost at Berkner, Catherine Silvestre Tello,
Each week, the Human Resources Division lists arrange for three reference letters to be sent back systems at the kHz rate, relational 99 HYUNDAI ACCENT - 5spd manual Ext. 7518 or 2346 or firstname.lastname@example.org
new placement notices, first, so employees may (under separate cover to email@example.com). database applications including SQL pro- transm, runs well, cd, radio, hatchback.
request consideration for themselves, and, second, Under the direction of R. Hahn, Chemistry gramming experience and the use of Ajax 109K mi. $1,200/neg. Richard, Ext. 7975. In Appreciation
for open recruitment. Because of the priority policy Department. Apply to Job ID # 14388. is highly desirable. Knowledge of model- To my friends at NSLS, Thanks so much
94 OLDSMOBILE CUTLESS CIERA - 4Dr,
stated above, each listing does not necessarily rep- POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE ing codes used in accelerator physics for your condolences for the loss of my
a/t, a/c, p/w, p/l, p/s, p/b, c/c, AM/FM
resent an opportunity for all people. Except when –Requires a Ph.D. in physics or equivalent. such as Matlab Middle Layer Toolkit, XAL, Father. It was very touching to see a few
Cass. new batt. excel. cond. must sell.
operational needs require otherwise, positions will Candidates should ideally have a back- MAD, or Elegant is a plus. The success- of you at the service as well as the beau-
84K mi. $3,200/neg. 839-6327.
be open for one week after publication. For more ground in RF technology and be familiar ful candidate will have superior analytical tiful red carnation floral arrangement.
information, contact the Employment Manager, Ext. and problem-solving skills with consider- 93 SATURN SEDAN - 4 dr., orig. owner,
with usual test equipment, such as network Sincere thanks — Michael Santana
2882. Access current job openings on the World able experience functioning in a lead de- gd. running cond., well maint. 155K mi.
analyzers and oscilloscopes. Knowledge of
$500. Ron, 475-8162.
Wide Web at www.bnl.gov/HR/jobs/. photo-cathode preparation or super-con- veloper role. Strong communication skills
and the ability to work effectively with a
ducting technology would be a plus. In the 92 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX - 2dr, v6, all
To apply for a position, go to www.bnl. diverse group of scientists and engineers pwr, a/t, am/fm cass., runs well, minor ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR - on-site of-
gov. Select “Careers at Brookhaven” and “Polarized SRF Gun” experiment, a gallium
are critical. Reports to the Diagnostics & blemishes, KBB rating 4.3 out of 5. 97K fice at Bldg. 355. Wkend specials, daily
then “Employment Opportunities.” arsenide photo-cathode will be placed in a
Controls Group Leader, National Synchro- mi. $1,500. Kim, Ext. 7465 or 399-3098. rates. Ext. 4888 or www.enterprise.com.
super-conducting RF electron gun. The goal
LABORATORY RECRUITMENT - Oppor- of the experiment is the measurement of the tron Light Source II Project. ERAP eligible ON-SITE SERVICE STATION - Is your NYS
tunities for Laboratory Employees quantum efficiency lifetime of the cathode $1K. Apply to Job ID # 14394. Furnishings & Appliances inspection sticker out of date? We can do
and the quality factor of the gun cavity and BED - lightwht, metal trundle, $35/obo; NYS inspections, oil changes, new batter-
SR. ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY (A-3) SENIOR TECHNOLOGY ENGINEER (I-8) Hoover upright, $15; set of 3 wall unit w/
– (Term/Part-Time 50%) Requires a HS to prove that such gun can be a superior - Requires a BS in engineering, computer ies, etc., while you are at work. Ext. 4034.
source of high brightness polarized electron liquor cabinet, more. 315-558-1497.
diploma with at least six years of relevant science, or physics, or equivalent expe- CAFETERIA GOURMET SPECIALS - on
beams. The candidate will be involved with BOOKCASES - lt wood w/gray tops, $50/
experience that includes two years of rience and a minimum of eight years of Mondays & Tuesdays: Boar’s Head cold-
the preparation and operation of the ex- ea.; computer chr, $50; Mary, Ext. 3670.
Laboratory experience in a similar role. experience in control system applications cuts, chips, 16 oz soda, $6:50 +tax. Many
Will work independently processing do- perimental setup. Under the direction of J. of which five years should be in program- CORNER TV HUTCH - maple, fits 32' tv, other choices. Try b/fast: wkdays, $2.99
mestic and foreign travel. Should have a Kewisch, Collider-Accelerator Department. ming in some combination of C, C++, and electr. shelf & 2 drawers, ask $900; couch & up; Dinner: B/haven Center, full menu 5-8
thorough knowledge of PS foreign travel Apply to Job ID # 14389. Java and in developing code under LINUX. loveseat, ask $400. Pics avail. Ext. 4144. p.m.; $10.99 + tax specials 5-6:30 p.m.
system and laboratory practices, policies TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECT (I-9) -Requires The successful candidate will have strong FURNITURE - sofa & love seat, $200;
and procedures. A high level of compe- a BS in engineering, computer science, or analytical and problem-solving skills. Ex- sectional w/recliner/sleeper, $200, more, For a full list of this week’s ads, ask at
tence in performing complex administra- physics, or equivalent experience and a perience in the use of EPICS and accel- neg. Milind, Ext. 3327 or 828-6677. firstname.lastname@example.org or Ext. 2346.
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