Vol. 62 - No. 18 May 23, 2008
See late-breaking news received from BNLer of
Guanyuan, China, on prevailing conditions
following the earthquake in that area (p. 4)
Senior Physicist Robert Palmer
Emeritus Trueman Elected NAS
A fter a 46-year career at BNL,
the Physics Department’s
T. Laurence Trueman retired
as of April 1, and, as a scientist R obert Palmer, a senior
physicist and head
who has made significant con- of the Advanced Accel-
tributions to the Laboratory, he erator Group, has been
(From left): President of Korea University (KU) Ki-Su Lee and KU Vice President Dong Joo Oh learn about the elected a member of the
has been named Senior Physicist
PHENIX detector from Byungil Kim and Kwangbok Lee, Ph.D. students from KU working at PHENIX.
Emeritus. With this new title, National Academy of Sci-
Korea University President Visits BNL
Trueman retains the rights and ences (NAS). He is among
privileges of employees, and 72 new members elected
he will continue to pursue his this year “in recognition
research at the Lab.
Korea University will produce new components for PHENIX of their distinguished and
“I was one of the original
proponents of the Emeritus
title,” Trueman said. “It’s an
K i-Su Lee, President of Korea University,
visited BNL on May 13 to get a first-hand
look at PHENIX, a massive detector used for
RHIC operations at BNL are funded by DOE’s
Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics.
The RPCs, the result of an ongoing collabora-
in original research.”
Election to the Academy
easier choice to retire if you’re physics experiments on the early universe. The tion of scientists from several labs and universities is considered one of the
given the title, since you’re visit highlighted the important contribution worldwide since 1997, will enhance PHENIX’s highest honors that can be
not abruptly cutting your as- that the Korea Detector Laboratory (KODEL) of ability to probe the internal structure of protons. accorded a U.S. scientist.
sociation with a place and a Korea University (KU) is making to enhance the Protons have a substructure of quarks, anti- The NAS is a private
career that you’ve had for per- performance of PHENIX, an experiment at the quarks, and gluons. The gluons carry the nuclear organization of scientists
haps 40 or 45 years. You can Lab’s Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). With force binding the quarks and anti-quarks together and engineers dedicated to
continue your career and your special expertise in detector technology, KODEL is to make protons and neutrons. The RPCs facilitate the furtherance of science
life at BNL.” producing new components that will be installed the selection of the rarest proton-proton interac- and its use for the general
“As a theoretical physicist, in PHENIX over the next several years. tions so that scientists can study the quark-anti- welfare. The Academy is,
Trueman has made seminal Under Lee’s leadership, KU actively promotes quark structure of the proton. These phenomena upon request, an official
contributions to many of the innovative research and international relation- are essential ingredients in the processes that give advisor to the federal gov-
important developments that ships. A major proponent for global collabora- protons their mass and their spin. ernment in any matter of
have defined BNL’s leadership tion in research, Lee stated in his February 2008 Under the direction of KU Professor Sung Keun science or technology.
in elementary particle physics inaugural address, “We have to embrace global- Park, KODEL will use the same technologies to pro- “This is certainly not
from the 1960s to the pres- ization. Armed with practicality and renovation, duce the RPC detectors for PHENIX as were devel- something I expected,”
ent,” said Thomas Ludlam, we will reach out to set the global standards. To oped to produce the forward RPC detectors in the Palmer said. “It was
Physics Chair. “These include achieve that goal, we have to learn from the past Compact Muon Solenoid experimental apparatus quite a shock when the
discoveries in particle spec- and create new things.” at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Switzerland. phone brought a flood
troscopy and rare kaon decay PHENIX is operated by an international col- The new, PHENIX RPC detectors are expected to of congratulations — the
processes at the Alternating laboration with over 500 scientists and engineers be installed and fully operational by 2011. official notification came
Gradient Synchrotron (AGS), from 68 institutions in 14 countries. KODEL will KU has participated in the PHENIX experiment long afterward. We do
exploration of new phenom- manufacture 200 state-of-the-art resistive plate for many years. The PHENIX research group at our science in groups and
ena at the energy frontier with chambers (RPCs) for PHENIX. The PHENIX RPC KU includes four faculty as well as their students collaborations, so the
high energy colliders, and the project is funded by a grant from the National Sci- and staff. Two KU Ph.D. students, Byungil Kim honors go to more than
physics of spin-polarized par- ence Foundation and managed by the University and Kwangbok Lee, and KU alumnus Young Jin the one elected. I offer
ticle collisions, both at the AGS of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) under the Kim, a researcher at UIUC, currently work on the (see Palmer on page 2)
and the Relativistic Heavy Ion guidance of UIUC ‘s Matthias Grosse Perdekamp. PHENIX RPC project at BNL. — Joe Gettler
Looking back at his distin-
guished career at BNL, a thread
Basic RHIC Physics Feeds Future Workforce Pipeline
that goes through much of In addition to helping scien- Hoover, Jane M. Burward-Hoy, man. Joining a company working The space environment, filled
Trueman’s research starts with tists peer into the very heart of Felix Matathias, and Robert on a robotic radiosurgery system with cosmic rays and energetic
the discovery of a general rela- matter, large-scale physics facili- Welsh: examples from the more that directs x-rays with pinpoint particle bursts, seems particular-
tion between scattering ampli- ties like the Relativistic Heavy than 30 students who earn precision, Muniruzzaman is now ly well suited to the application
tudes of spinning particles with Ion Collider (RHIC) at BNL Ph.D.s each year based in part in charge of using physics-based of skills learned at RHIC. Jane
his BNL mentor Gian Carlo and the Large Hadron Collider on their work at RHIC. computer simulations to calcu- M. Burward-Hoy, who now also
Wick and goes all the way to at CERN, Switzerland, play a M. Munir Muniruzzaman late doses for this innovative works at Los Alamos, measures
his most recent published work significant role in training the transferred his skill at analyz- cancer radiation treatment. particle distributions in the
on polarized protons at RHIC. next generation of world-class ing RHIC’s particle collisions to Computer simulations and an outer edge of Earth’s radiation
He spent much of his career physicists. These scientists often developing algorithms for understanding of radiation also belts to more accurately predict
in developing and applying make important contributions a small company using fast play a role in the work of RHIC the space “weather” environ-
the Regge Theory — a theory that fuel the economy, provide neutrons to detect explosives alumnus Andrew Hoover at Los ment. The ultimate goal: Help
in strong interaction physics for security, and pave the way and illicit materials such as Alamos National Laboratory, protect Earth-orbiting satellites,
initiated by Tullio Regge in to a healthier, brighter future. drugs. He has worked on detec- where he’s helped design arrays of which help protect us on Earth,
1957 — to particles with spin. Indeed, more than half the tors for the Departments of sensors for analyzing the compo- from damage to their electronic
During the last decade, students who earn doctoral Homeland Security and Defense, sition of nuclear materials as part monitoring systems.
Trueman has worked on de- degrees in nuclear physics in U.S. Customs, and a number of of an effort to track their origins Bur ward-Hoy attributes
scriptions of polarized proton the U.S. go on to work in fields commercial companies. and keep them out of terrorists’ her career path to the terrorist
interactions at RHIC, and he as diverse as national security, “Then, after three years help- hands. “My skills here are applied events of September 11, 2001
developed a method for pre- medicine, energy generation, ing save lives from terrorists, I across several projects involving — the day she was scheduled to
dicting the absolute polariza- space exploration, finance, learned that a physicist can also radiation detection — even a defend her Ph.D. thesis. “I decid-
tion of proton beams in RHIC and more. Among them are M. save lives in danger of being cut space-based gamma-ray burst ex- ed I really wanted to contribute
(see Trueman on page 2) Munir Muniruzzaman, Andrew short by cancer,” said Muniruzza- periment on a NASA mission.” (see RHIC on page 2)
2008 RHIC & AGS Annual Users’ Meeting
May 27–30, 2008 | www.bnl.gov/rhic_ags/users_meeting
The Bulletin May 23, 2008
Give Life — Give Blood
Blood Drive, 6/17 & 18
BNL will hold a Blood Drive
on Tuesday and Wednesday,
June 17 and 18, 9:30 a.m. – 3
p.m. in the Brookhaven Center.
Donors must be 16 to 75 years
of age, in good health and
weighing over 110 lbs. Restric-
tions may apply to individuals
from the United Kingdom and
Europe. Donors should have
photo identification and know
their social security number. To Colleagues Gather to Celebrate Larry Trueman’s Contributions in ‘TruemanFest’
make an appointment, log on to
the Human Resources webpage,
click on “Blood Drive” and
O n Monday, May 12, col-
leagues, friends and family
gathered at a “TruemanFest”
and Sally Dawson, both of
the Physics Department, the
TruemanFest morning session
BNL Legacy;” and Frank Paige,
BNL, “SUSY Searches With
ATLAS.” The afternoon session,
Neutrons at RHIC;” Lee Rob-
erts, Boston University, “Muon
(g-2): Renormalization at Work
select “Schedule an Appoint-
to celebrate the career and ac- talks included: Sam Aronson, chaired by Rob Pisarski and All the Way Down to the Weak
ment.” For more information,
complishments of T. Laurence BNL, “Opening Remarks;” Mike Creutz, both of Physics, Scale;” and Nick Samios, BNL,
call Liz Gilbert, Ext. 2315.
Trueman, who had retired after Alfred Mueller, Columbia included talks by Leo Stodol- who gave the closing remarks.
Arrivals & Departures 46 years of service to BNL and
the scientific community. True-
University, “Theoretical Phys-
ics at Brookhaven in the Late
sky, Max Planck Institute, on
“Beyond the Horizon;” Gerry
A reception followed, and the
festivities concluded with din-
— Arrivals — man will continue his research, 1960s;” Elliot Leader, Impe- Bunce, BNL, “Pomerons, W’s ner in Berkner Hall. A descrip-
Matthew Ahrenstein ....... Physics however, and was named Se- rial College, “Spinning With and RHIC Spin;” Boris Kope- tion of the event is available
James Puleo ................ Plant Eng. nior Scientist Emeritus in April Larry Trueman;” Doug Bryman, liovich, Federico Santa María in the May 20, 2008 Edition of
Guobao Shen ....................NSLS-II 2008 (see story, page 1). TRIUMF, “Searching for New Technical University, “Single- RHIC News, at www.bnl.gov/
— Departures— Chaired by Bill Marciano Physics With Rare Decays; The Spin Assymetry of Forward rhic/news/archive.asp.
Commute Alternatives Trueman: Senior Scientist Emeritus ..... (cont’d)
Survey Needs Input of better than ten percent, a returning to research in 1986.
The Commute Alternatives calculation that is important During this period he twice be- my thanks both to those
Survey is available online at for designing and implement- came a visiting professor/scien- who elected me, and also to
www.custominsight.com/start/ ing polarized proton experi- tist at the Université d‘Aix-Mar- all those I have worked with
?bnl08. Even if you are not ments at the collider. In his new seille in the south of France. and have contributed to
interested in commuting alter- Emeritus role, Trueman plans to Trueman was appointed the ‘our’ achievements. We have
natives, your participation will continue to study proton spin first Associate Laboratory Direc- had a lot of fun.”
help, because 1,300 BNL staff — a basic property of elemen- tor for the combined fields of After earning a Ph.D. in
members must complete the tary particles — relating theory High Energy & Nuclear Physics, physics at Imperial College,
survey in order for BNL to be to experiments done by interna- 1988-1991. In this position he London, in 1960, Palmer
eligible for commuting grants tional collaborations at RHIC. continued to push the rare K- joined BNL as a research as-
to explore new or enhance Trueman earned a B.A. decay program that began when sociate. He rose through the
existing commute options. Em- in physics from Dartmouth he was Deputy Chair and the ranks to become a senior
ployees who do not have access College in 1957 and a Ph.D. newly begun g-2 experiment physicist in 1974, and Associ-
to a computer may ask a co- in physics from the Univer- and the exotic hadron experi- ate Director for High Energy
worker or their supervisor for sity of Chicago in 1962. He ment at the AGS. In addition, Physics Research in 1983.
a downloadable .pdf version of joined BNL in the same year he made the first call for pro- From 1987 to 1990, and
the survey available at http:// as a research associate in the posals for experiments at RHIC from 1991 to 1996, Palmer cles as they circulate around
intranet.bnl.gov/esd/docs/BNL Physics Department, moving to prepare for its imminent held joint appointments an accelerator. The method
CommuterSurvey.pdf. Return through the ranks to become a completion. He then returned at BNL and the Stanford is now used at CERN.
completed paper surveys to Jeff senior physicist in 1974. From to research as a senior physi- Linear Accelerator Center. From 1980 to 1983, Palmer
Williams, Bldg. 120. 1972-1973, Trueman was a cist working in both heavy ion In 1990, he started work and his associates developed
Note: Employees completing the Guggenheim Fellow at Oxford physics and spin physics. on magnet development at magnets for BNL’s Colliding
survey will be eligible to receive sev- University. A Fellow of the American the Superconducting Super Beam Accelerator Project,
eral prizes, including a mountain After returning to BNL, he Physical Society, Trueman Collider. After returning to also known as ISABELLE. The
bike, a $75 gasoline gift card, and became leader of the High En- has been active in mentor- Brookhaven in 1991, Palmer success of many of today’s
a $25 AID Auto Store gift certifi- ergy Theory Group, a position ing and guiding the careers of was named head of the Lab’s superconducting accelerator
cate in a random drawing on June he held from 1974 to 1981. young scientists in the Physics Center for Accelerator Phys- magnets can be traced back
3. Winners will be announced in “One of my proudest achieve- Department. He served on the ics (CAP). Currently, he is in to Palmer’s ideas.
the Bulletin on June 6. ments was building the BNL Brookhaven Council from 1993 charge of the Advanced Ac- In the 1990s, Palmer
High Energy Theory Group into to 1996, and was Chair of the celerator Group at CAP. became interested in muon
Vending Services one of the finest in the land,” council from 1995 to 1996. He Palmer has made several colliders, and, since 1997, he
Survey: Participation Trueman said. was also a member of the initial notable discoveries in par- has been a member of the ex-
He then became Deputy RIKEN BNL Research Center Ad- ticle physics. In 1993, he ecutive board and spokesper-
Requested Chair of the Physics Depart- visory Committee from 1996 to shared the American Physi- son for the Muon Collider
A survey of the Vending ment for a five-year term, 2000. — Diane Greenberg cal Society’s W.K.H. Panof- Collaboration, which has
Machine Services at the Lab sky Prize with BNL’s Nicho- over 100 members from 27
is being held for two weeks, las Samios and Ralph Shutt institutions. The hope is that
from Monday, May 26 until for the 1962 discovery of a muon collider could reach
Friday, June 6, inclusive. The RHIC Physics Feeds Future Workforce ...(cont’d) the Omega-minus particle. higher energies at lower
survey will be available on the Palmer was also involved in cost than the conventional
to national security and make a Welsh is involved in a num-
homepage. The Lab commu- the discovery of neutral cur- technologies of the soon-to-
difference,” she said. ber of studies using functional
nity is encouraged to respond rents in the early 1970s at start Large Hadron Collider
RHIC alum Felix Matathias magnetic resonance imag-
to this survey in order that the European particle-phys- in Switzerland, or the pro-
hopes to have his impact in the ing and other brain-scanning
services may be improved. If ics laboratory CERN, the posed International Linear
world of finance — using data- techniques. He specializes in
you do not have easy access to charmed baryon at BNL in Collider.
analysis and computing skills to tweaking experimental designs
the web, contact Ruth Comas, 1975, and direct single pho- In 1997, Palmer received
pin down pricing information to maximize the detector’s
Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, for a tons at CERN in 1978. BNL’s Research & Develop-
for rarely traded bonds in a less- sensitivity to the “signal” he
printed version. Palmer’s focus turned ment Award for his con-
than-transparent market. “Be- wants to measure — for ex-
to accelerator physics with tributions to accelerator
cause of my work analyzing very ample a change in brain activity
BREA Luncheon, 6/4 limited early RHIC data, I was no in response to different facial
his invention of the inverse and detector concepts and
The Brookhaven Retired free electron laser in 1972. technology. He also was
stranger to working with sparse expressions or cognitive tasks
Employees Association (BREA) In 1973, Palmer proposed honored with the American
and rare data trying to extract — for studies of psychiatric
will hold the fifth Annual BREA a method, called longitu- Physical Society’s Robert R.
a statistically significant signal. diseases such as schizophrenia
Luncheon on Wednesday, June 4, dinal stochastic cooling, Wilson Prize in 1999 for his
My physics training also provid- and obsessive compulsive dis-
at the Three Village Inn in Stony also known as the Palmer outstanding achievements in
ed me with invaluable technical order, as well as amyotrophic
Brook. All are invited. The cost of method, of correcting the the physics of particle accel-
skills in computer programming, lateral sclerosis (“Lou Gehrig’s
$35 per person includes a half- momentum spread of parti- erators. — Diane Greenberg
which I now apply every day.” disease”) and cancer.
hour of hors d’oeuvres and wine, Being an outsider in a new By offering students the op-
noon-12:30 p.m., a three-course field can be a real asset, says portunity to develop such wide-
meal, with cash bar, soft back-
ground music played by Roger
Robert Welsh, who transferred
skills gained through 10 years of
ranging skills and showcasing
ways to apply them, the RHIC
NYC Bus Trip, 6/1
Colleo. By May 28, send your res- experimental particle and nucle- program constitutes a technical, The Hospitality Committee area. The coach will leave Bry-
ervation with name, address, and ar physics to the field of neuro- scientific wellspring that feeds offers a “do-as-you-like” trip ant Park at 6 p.m. The cost is
telephone number, and a check science. “My training in physics many fields. Maintaining such to Manhattan, Sunday, June 1. $10 for adults, $5 for children
made out to BREA to cover $35 has greatly contributed to my facilities keeps an ever-more- The coach will leave from the up to 12. You must reserve in
for each person in your party, to ability to think outside the box sophisticated, highly special- Recreation Bldg. in the apart- advance with Joanne Rula,
BREA, BNL, P.O. Box 5000, Bldg. and to learn new experimental ized workforce growing. ment area at 9 a.m., and drop email@example.com or stop at Staff
475, Upton, NY 11973-5000. and theoretical concepts.” — Karen McNulty Walsh attendees in the Bryant Park Services in Bldg. 400.
The Bulletin May 23, 2008
Project Floyd Performs Pink Floyd, 5/31
P roject Floyd, a New York-based Pink Floyd tribute band, will
perform in concert on Saturday, May 31, at 8 p.m. in Berkner
Hall. Sponsored by the BNL Music Club, the concert is open to the
— TODAy —
public. Visitors to the Lab age 16 and over must bring a photo ID.
Project Floyd will perform one of Pink Floyd’s most famous Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize
albums, “Dark Side of the Moon,” in its entirety, as well as other 3 p.m. Physics Department, Bldg.
510, Large Seminar Room. Scharff-
classic “Floyd” songs. The band incorporates the sounds, sights, Goldhaber Prize to be awarded to
and character of the original group into a show that should satisfy Christine Nattrass, Yale Universi-
the palate of even the most discriminating Pink Floyd fan. ty. All are welcome. Refreshments
The six musicians making up Project Floyd are Joe Mayer, lead follow a short presentation by the
vocals and rhythm guitar; Charlie Koci, lead vocals, bass; Dave
Ventura, lead guitar, vocals; Andy Fox, keyboard, vocals; Paul — WEEK OF 5/26 —
Drollinger, keyboard, sound effects; and Mike Straus, drums. The
touring and recording group performs an extensive set list from Monday, 5/26
the most popular to the most obscure Pink Floyd songs represent- Memorial Day Holiday, Lab Closed
ing every album. No Bulletin on Friday, 5/30
Tickets for the show are $15 in advance and $17 the day of the
Register Your Child for Summer Science show. Buy tickets at the BERA Store or at www.ticketweb.com or Tue.-Fri., 5/27-30
At BNL’s Science Learning Center at the door. 2008 RHIC & AGS Users’ Meeting
B NL employees are invited use this technology to locate and Note: To show their deep sympathy for the earthquake
meeting/ for agenda.
to register their children track different animal species and cyclone victims in China and Myanmar, the BNL Music
for the 2007 Summer Science on site. Students will use this Club will give all net proceeds for this show to the BNL Tuesday, 5/27
Explorations Program, a free technology to track an “animal.” fund designated to relief-effort charities (see p. 4).
RHIC/AGS Mtg. Workshops
offering from the Lab’s Science Students will also use GPS units See website above.
Learning Center (SLC). The and learn how this scientific tool Support Poppy Day to Benefit Vets, 5/30
three-day summer camp will be is beneficial to scientists. On Friday, May 30, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., in Berkner Hall lobby, Wednesday, 5/28
held Tuesday through Thursday, These programs center on BNL retiree Flo O’Brien and other Leisure Knoll residents rep- RHIC Symposium
8:30-11:30 a.m., for students research done at the Lab. In ad- resenting the American Legion will give out poppies, made by 8:55 a.m.-6 p.m. Berkner
entering 4th – 6th grades. The dition to our Science Educators, veterans, and collect donations to be used to benefit Veterans. The Hall.”RHIC & Its Impact on
weeks of July 22 and August 5 teaching participants include Nuclear Science.” www.bnl.
poppies on the Flanders battlefields in World War I have become a gov/rhic_ags/users_meeting/
have been reserved for the chil- research staff and pre-service Memorial Day symbol of all veterans’ dedication. for agenda. All welcome.
dren of the BNL community. teacher interns in this Office of
The focus of the camp is Educational Programs offering. Gym and Pool Closed Saturdays for Summer Brookhaven Lecture Postponed
energy. Through activities, stu- Space is limited, so regis- The Brookhaven Lecture an-
The Gym and Pool will be closed on Saturdays beginning nounced for this day has been
dents will experiment with dif- ter your child or grandchild tomorrow, May 24, through Labor Day. Saturday hours will re-start postponed, to be rescheduled in
ferent forms of energy: chemical, early by contacting the after on Saturday, September 6. the fall. The next Brookhaven
mechanical, and electrical. The SLC office, Ext. 4495, Bldg. Lecture will be given on June 25.
importance of alternative energy 400. Students must attend all Borrow-A-Bike Program Starts, 6/2 Thursday, 5/29
will also be included. The envi- three days and the parents of
Beginning June 2, the Quality of Life/BERA/Recreation Office
ronmental day will focus on radio participating children are wel- RHIC/AGS Users Plenary Program
will once again have a limited number of bicycles to lend students Berkner Hall. www.bnl.gov/
telemetry and how BNL scientists come to attend.
and guests. There will be safety requirements to communicate, rhic_ags/users_meeting/ for
Gardening Note: Plant Swap, 6/6 and a BSA account number with supervisor’s signature required, agenda. At 6 p.m., panel dis-
cussion on “DIversity in Phys-
should any damages be incurred. Note that each department may
The annual plant swap will be held at noon outside Berkner ics.” All welcome.
purchase their own bicycles to keep on hand if they consistently
Hall on Friday, June 6. Bring your spare plants, swap for others. *Benefit Car Wash
have a need. It is an allowable expense. Contact the Recreation
11 a.m.-1 p.m. BNL Fire House.
Lose It! Office, Ext. 8481 to check for availability.
BNL Vets Assoc. and BERA Cy-
cletrons will wash cars to benefit
BNL Offers Weight Management Programs Honoring Flag Day, 6/13 victims of Myanmar and China
disasters. See p. 4.
To help anyone who wants to lose weight, BNL is offering two
programs, WeightWatchers and the LEARN Program. Each has a
fee, but each has proven successful.
F lag Day, a date set aside by act of Congress to honor the birth
of one of the most precious national symbols of the U.S., falls
annually on June 14. The flag may be flown daily or on holidays,
*Support Vets on Poppy Day
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Berkner Hall
lobby. Donations collected to
WeightWatchers: The next WeightWatchers registration is and this entails knowing flag etiquette. One portion of flag etiquette benefit Vets. See notice, left.
on two Wednesdays, June 4 and 11, noon-1 p.m. in the Seminar states: “When a flag is so worn that it is no longer fit to serve as a sym-
Room of Bldg 515 (the Information Technology Division building). bol of our country, it should be destroyed in a dignified manner.” Friday, 5/30
LEARN Program for Weight Management: An informa- In honor of Flag Day, the Brookhaven Veterans Association will RHIC/AGS Users Plenary Program
tion meeting will be held on July 24. A successful pilot series of be collecting American Flags that are no longer fit to serve as a www.bnl.gov/rhic_ags/users_
this intensive 12-week program was recently completed, and the symbol of the U.S. If you have a flag that falls into this category, meeting/ for agenda.
program will be offered again in the fall. Space is limited to 40 bring it to Berkner Hall on Friday, June 13 between 11 a.m. and 1
people, who must be at least 20 lbs overweight to be considered p.m. It will be collected for proper disposal.
for participation. WeightWatchers members are eligible to be con- The Brookhaven Veterans Association, a BERA organization, is *Project Floyd Concert
sidered for LEARN. Attendance at the 12 weekly sessions is manda- dedicated to serving the interests of BNL Veterans and employees 8 p.m. Berkner Hall. Project Floyd,
a Pink Floyd tribute band, will
tory. See also www.thelifestylecompany.com. who are faced with the challenges of their loved ones currently perform, sponsored by the BNL
For more information, contact Michael Thorn, Health Promo- serving in the military, and to their communities. For more infor- Music Club. The concert is open
tion Program, Ext. 8612 or firstname.lastname@example.org. mation, go to: www.bnl.gov/bera/activities/va/. to the public. Tickets are $15 in
advance, $17 the day of the show,
profits to Myanmar and China
disaster aid. Visitors to the Lab of
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All event and trip tickets are Cruise begins 11:30 a.m from PA at 6 p.m. 55 seats. http:// • Renaissance Faire, Ster-
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ning today, Friday, May 23, at highlights tour with a close- & 10. $280/person based on Faire at 5 p.m.
9 a.m., and there is a four-ticket up view of Lady Liberty. Sail double, $255/person triple, • US Open, Tuesday, Septem- Friday, 6/6
maximum per person for the first down the Hudson, around the $230/person quadruple. In- ber 2 (not a Lab Holiday). *Plant Swap
week of sales. No reservations Battery, up the East River, and cludes Port Jefferson ferry, $58/person includes ticket & Noon. Berkner Hall parking lot.
can be made without payment, under the Brooklyn, Manhat- motor coach transportation, luxury coach bus. Leave BNL See notice, above, left.
and all tickets are non-refund- tan and Williamsburg Bridges Duck Boat tour, lodging at at 8:30 a.m., leave stadium
able. All these trips leave from to the United Nations and the 1927 Boston Park Plaza 7:30 p.m. Section 311 & 312 — WEEK OF 6/9 —
the Brookhaven Center. back. After the cruise, do as Hotel, lunch at Vinnie T’s, in the Upper Promenade Monday, 6/9
• Young Frankenstein on you please, such as: see Hell’s full breakfast at the hotel’s level. http://www.usopen.
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on Sunday, June 29. $145/ http://restaurantrow.name/ deposit is due immediately, cess, Friday, September 19. ence: From the Web to human
person. 40 Orchestra seats media/restaurantrow.html and payment in full is due Cruise NYC from the World’s diseases.” All are welcome to this
free lecture, open to the public.
are available. Bus leaves BNL • Atlantic City, Saturday, by July 11 Fair Marina, 8 p.m.-midnight, Visitors to the Lab of 16 and old-
at 10 a.m., will leave at the July 26. Casino on the Board- • JERSEY BOYS! August Wil- enjoying a dinner buffet, er must carry a photo ID.
end of the show, about 5:30 walk to be determined. Leave son Theatre 245 W. 52nd St., dessert, coffee, cash bar, DJ
p.m. Show recommended for BNL at 9 a.m., leave City at Sunday August 17, 3 p.m. dancing, coach transporta- — WEEK OF 6/16 —
audiences 10 years & older 8 p.m. Adults only, 18 and show. 40 tickets only, mezza- tion. Ages 21 and over only. Tues. & Wed., 6/17 & 18
• Circle Line Cruise of New over. $25/person. 53 Seats. nine seats. $120/person, age The bus will leave BNL at 6
York City, plus “Do-As-You- • Wildwater Kingdom, 10 and over only. Leave BNL p.m. and leave Flushing at *Blood Drive
9:30 a.m -3 p.m. Brookhaven
Please” time in NYC, Sunday, Dorney Park, PA. Friday, at 10 a.m., leave after show 12:15 a.m. (Tentative price Center. See notice, p. 2.
July 13. Bus leaves BNL at 9 August 1. $35/adult or child. about 5 p.m. http://www.jer- $90/person includes taxes).
a.m., leaves NYC at 5:30 p.m. Leave BNL at 7 a.m., leave seyboysinfo.com/broadway/. http://www.skylinecruises.
ing ownership of all assigned work. Must
be proficient in Microsoft Office Word, and
government contract environment includ-
ing, drafting RFPs, proposal evaluation,
News From BNLer Tao Wang of Guanyuan, China
Excel. Familiarity in People Soft is a plus. cost and price analysis, negotiation, draft- Tao Wang is a post-doc working in the Biology Department. He
Advertisements Successful candidate will be responsible ing of contracts and modifications and con-
for contract administration function includ- tract administration. Experience in teaming grew up in Guanyuan, China, one of the areas devastated by the
ing monitoring of progress and milestones, with technical requestors and quality assur- recent earthquake. Wang shares his personal story about his family
To apply for a position, go to www.bnl. receipt of key deliverables and invoice ap- ance personnel in a scientific or high tech
gov. Select “Careers at Brookhaven” then proval, in coordination with the contract environment is highly desirable. Must have
and how they are coping following this recent natural disaster:
“Employment Opportunities.” administration representatives, technical knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. My hometown is Guanyuan city, which is located north of Sichuan
OPEN RECRUITMENT – Opportunities for representatives and/or contractors. Re- Knowledge of PeopleSoft is a plus. Respon-
sponsibilities include identification and sibilities will be to obtain desired equipment province. My father works in a primary school as a teacher. After the
Lab employees and outside candidates.
tracking of customer supplied or purchased and services through contractual agree- earthquake, I was unable to contact my family for several days and was
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE property and maintenance throughout the ments. Procurement & Property Manage-
– Requires a Ph.D. in physical or biomedical seriously worried. Finally, I spoke to them and they told me that my
life of the procurement/requirement. Team- ment Division. Apply to Job ID # 14486.
sciences and a desire to participate in NIH ing with legal council, technical requestors family is okay and only the house and property are damaged. But now,
and/or DOE sponsored research focusing ASSISTANT CONTRACTS SPECIALIST (A-4)
and quality assurance personnel in a sci- – Requires a bachelor’s degree in business they are sleeping and cooking outside.
on imaging physics for Positron Emission entific or high tech environment is required.
Tomography (PET). Background in nuclear Procurement and Property Management
administration or equivalent. Knowledge of My father is taking care of some of the students from his school
procurement policies and procedures is pre-
medicine imaging instrumentation and/or Division. Apply to Job ID # 14488. ferred. The ability to interact with contractors,
because the school buildings were damaged and unsafe, leaving many
methods for data processing and image
reconstruction strongly preferred. Success- PRINCIPAL BUYER (A-7) - Requires a requestors and other Laboratory personnel is families totally homeless. My father and other teachers are taking care
ful candidate will contribute to developing bachelor’s degree in business or equiva- required. Previous knowledge of the govern- of the younger students even though they are all living and cooking
a new small-animal PET tomograph and lent with a minimum of seven years’ pro- ment Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
curement experience. Candidate should and the Department of Energy Acquisition outside. They want to be sure that the students have enough food and
evaluation/optimization of its performance,
including work in the areas of stimulation, be familiar with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (DEAR) requirements is highly every teacher is trying their best. Still, some of the students are sick and
hardware development, data acquisition Regulations and knowledge of the Depart- desirable. Must be computer literate and be everyone is worried.
and processing, and image reconstruction ment of Energy Acquisition Regulations is knowledgeable of Microsoft Word and Excel.
a plus. Must have a demonstrated ability to Knowledge of PeopleSoft is a plus. Under My sister is also a teacher and is taking care of her small baby as well
and analysis. Related projects include PET
detector development for new applications deal with project schedules, risk significant general supervision, the individual will be re- as her students. I am most worried about my brother-in-law because
procurements and familiarity with Earned sponsible for the contracts administration
of PET and quantitative optimization of data
Value Management Systems. Experience assigned, including invoice approval, update
he majored in disease protection and is a rescue worker near the center
processing for clinical research studies. Em-
ployment is contingent upon the successful in a large technical/scientific organization and maintenance of files, correspondence, of the earthquake. It is very dangerous, and they are still having after-
completion of a DEA background check. is highly desirable. Must be well versed and etc. The successful candidate will obtain quakes. Several dams were damaged in the rescue place leaving some
Under the direction of P. Vaska, Medical De- have an advanced understanding in all as- services or goods through contractual agree-
pects of procurement including knowledge ments and purchase orders in accordance of the rescue workers unable to get food or protection. They are tired
partment. Apply to Job ID # 14496.
of sourcing, preparing solicitations, evaluat- with the standard methods and procedures because they are working day and night because so many people need
CONTRACTS SUPERVISOR (A-9) - Requires ing responses, detailed price analysis, ne- within Procurement and Laboratory policies
a bachelor’s degree in business administra- help. They are doing their best and just keep working.
gotiating, and awarding purchase orders, and programs. Individual may be responsible
tion or equivalent plus ten years’ progres- blanket order contracts and change orders. for coordination of required activities with I understand that about 2,500-plus people died in my hometown of
sively responsible related work experience Must also have experience in post-award contractors, requestors and other Laboratory Guanyuan city, and tens of thousands of people became homeless, so I
including several years in a demonstrated su- administration. Under general supervision, personnel. Individual will update and maintain
pervisory capacity. MBA and/or Professional will be responsible for the economical and the associated PeopleSoft purchase order in-
think my family is lucky because they are okay. I just hope my brother-
Certification are desirable. Extensive knowl- efficient procurement of a variety of goods formation as required. Successful candidate in-law and all rescue workers remain safe. In the whole province of
edge of Federal Acquisition Regulations and services in a high volume environment, will be required to participate in all required
(FAR), and Department of Energy Acquisition
Sichuan more than 40,000 people have died and 250,000 have been
including leveraging purchasing power training assigned relative to the Procurement
Regulations (DEAR), for cost type and fixed through strategic purchasing. Will provide and Laboratory policies and procedures and injured.
price purchase orders and contracts relative procurement expertise, guidance, support, adhere to FAR and the Department of En- I am grateful my family is okay, but I hope my letter helps people
to commercial and non-commercial procure- and leadership to a project or program. Plan ergy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR) require-
ments is required. Must be familiar with the understand that more food, water, and medicine are still urgently needed.
and coordinate procurement activities for a ments. Procurement & Property Manage-
entire procurement process life cycle for project or program to meet technical, sched- ment Division. Apply to Job ID # 14491. Any donation would help. Thank you for allowing me to share my story.
goods and services from early collaborative ule and budget requirements. Prepare and — Tao Wang
involvement with the associated depart- BUYER (A-4) – Requires a bachelor’s degree
present reports on procurement activities as in business or equivalent experience plus a
ments through to close-out of purchase
orders and contracts. Strong interpersonal
requested by project and procurement per-
sonnel. Procurement & Property Manage-
minimum of three years’ purchasing goods
and services in a government purchasing
BSA to Match Employee Donations
skills and the ability to work effectively with
all levels within the business organizations as
ment Division. Apply to Job ID # 14487.
STAFF SPECIALIST, PROCUREMENT (A-6)
environment. Must be aware of various
aspects of the procurement process from
To Earthquake, Cylcone Victims
well as with customers, vendors and suppli-
ers is crucial. Ability to interface with Legal - Requires a bachelor’s degree in business inception to close out. Some knowledge of The world over, great shock and sadness followed the death and
administration and at least four years of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
Department is mandatory. Knowledge of
related professional experience. Demon- Uniform Commercial Code, Service and
destruction caused by flooding in Myanmar and the earthquake in
Microsoft Office is required. Familiarity with
PeopleSoft is a plus. Responsible for super- strated experience and ability in auditing fi- the Buy American Act is a plus. Must be China. In the past, following other disasters such as 9/11 and Hur-
vising staff engaged in all aspects of contract nancial records, use of business information computer literate and be knowledgeable ricane Katrina, BNLers generously donated toward relief efforts.
administration and post award compliance systems, preparation of process documents, of Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge
excellent written and oral communication of PeopleSoft is a plus. The buyer will be Now, following these recent events, two BERA clubs — the
of government contract agreements. Must
handle multiple tasks and concurrently su- skills, proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Of- responsible for purchasing a variety of com- Chinese Students and Scholars Association and the Asian Pacific
pervise the daily activities of the Buyers and fice products, experience with PeopleSoft mercial “goods” and “services” through American Association — are collecting donations to contribute to
Contracts Specialists. Responsibilities will budgeting, queries and reports required. economical and efficient sole sourcing or
Extensive administrative experience should competitive inquiries, in a highly transac- relief efforts. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA), the company
include ongoing staff assessments of indi-
vidual capabilities, work loads and training include financial performance and analysis, tional government environment. Routine ac- that manages the Lab, will generously match the BNL total dollar
accounting procedures and policies, coordi- tivities will include source selection, verbal
needs relative to job responsibilities. The po-
nation and administration of programmatic and written solicitation, bid evaluations, ne-
donations up to $25,000.
sition will act as primary interface to field and
answer government procurement questions funding, and financial reporting. Under gen- gotiations, order placements and contract BNLers wishing to donate may do so in several ways:
for the staff. Ensures successful negotiation, eral supervision, performs major activities administration in accordance with govern- • Go online and make a contribution to Unicef or Mercy Corps.
acceptance and maintenance of contracts. within one or more administrative functions ment and company terms and conditions,
for which established standards and proce- policies and procedures, and flowdown Print out a receipt and forward it to Lihua Zhang, Bldg. 735,
Working through staff, will be responsible
for interpreting, drafting, negotiating terms dures frequently do not exist. Exercises a requirements. Successful candidate will be so BSA can match the contribution.
and conditions, and processing contracts of considerable degree of initiative and judg- required to participate in all required train- • If you prefer, you may send a check, made payable to BSA, di-
a sensitive or problematic nature. Candidate ment. Assigned responsibilities typically ing assigned relative to the Procurement
include one or more of the following areas: and Laboratory policies and procedures rectly to Lihua Zhang. You may note which organization and
must interface well with all levels of staff,
communicate effectively and have the ability budget, procurement, facilities and property and adherence to FAR and Department of which disaster you wish to donate to. Zhang will deposit the
management, and systems development. Energy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR) re-
to motivate staff to take ownership to their re-
Coordinates, controls and may represent quirements. Procurement & Property Man-
checks into a special BSA account, and matching contribu-
quirements and responsibilities. This position
will also require chairing/leading procurement the Laboratory as prime contact in area of agement Division. Apply to Job ID # 14492. tions will then be forwarded to the selected organizations.
initiatives and committees relative to periodic responsibility. Will be assigned to the NSLS- LABORATORY SPECIALIST (A-2) – Requires • BNLers may also donate to other relief organizations online
reviews, department process changes/en- II Project. Procurement & Property Manage- a bachelor’s degree or certification by the
ment Division. Apply to Job ID # 14485. and forward the receipt to Lihua Zhang for BSA matching.
hancements, health and safety issues, as American Association of Laboratory Animal
well as Laboratory initiatives. Prepares brief- CONTRACTS SPECIALIST (A-6) - Requires Science (AALAS) at the Assistant Laboratory Donations will be collected through June 13, and all contribu-
ings for presentation to various audiences. a bachelor’s degree in business adminis- Animal Technician (ALAT) level and a mini- tion amounts will be kept confidential. For more information,
The Contracts Supervisor will ensure compli- tration or equivalent and at least four years mum of four years’ direct laboratory animal contact Lihua Zhang at email@example.com or Ext. 3512, or Susan
ance with the Government Prime Contract, of previous experience in a procurement experience. Must possess proficiency with
Procurement Operations Manual, Standard environment. Knowledge of the Federal Ac- laboratory animal care and use procedures Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ext. 7988.
Work Instructions including amendments/ quisition Regulations and knowledge of the that include operation of equipment and
revisions, best commercial practices and
all applicable laws and regulations. Position
Department of Energy Acquisition Regula-
tion is highly desirable. Candidate must
maintenance of facilities. Requires working
knowledge of routine and non-routine issues
BNL Vets Assoc., Cycletrons to Hold Car Wash
reports to the Procurement Operations Man-
ager. Procurement & Property Management
have an advanced understanding with all
aspects of procurement in a government
in order to act or refer problems to supervi-
sion. Performs a broad and complex variety
To Benefit Cyclone, Earthquake Victims, 5/29
Division. Apply to Job ID # 14489. contract environment including drafting of laboratory assignments in support of re- The BNL Veterans’ Association will hold a benefit car wash on
RFPs, proposal evaluations, price analy- search requiring the use of biological speci-
SENIOR CONTRACTS SPECIALIST (A-8)
sis, negotiations, drafting of contracts and mens with high level of competence. Works
Thursday, May 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the BNL Fire House, to raise
- Requires a bachelor’s degree in business
administration or equivalent experience modifications/amendments and contract independently within established procedures funds for the victims of the cyclone in Myanmar and the earth-
plus ten years’ direct related experience. administration. Candidate should be famil- and guidelines relating to the humane care quake in China. All proceeds will be donated to the BNL fund total
MBA and/or Professional Certification are iar with cost type and fixed price contracts and use of laboratory animals and assists
and possess experience with Commercial researchers with study procedures. Medical that will be matched up to $25,000 by BSA.
desirable. Requires knowledge of Federal
Acquisition Regulations, and Department and Non-commercial procurements. Dem- Department. Apply to Job ID # 14495.
of Energy Acquisition Regulations for cost onstrated experience in teaming with legal, 91 JEEP CHEROKEE - 4wd, ac, orig. own- Community Involvement
type and fixed price contracts relative to technical requestors and quality assur- Motor Vehicles er, great for the beach, black w/gray int.,
ance personnel in a scientific or high tech INTERFACE PROGRAM - needs new
Non-commercial procurements. Candidate runs well. 191K mi. $1,050. Ext. 5690. baby clothes, diapers, new back to
environment is highly desirable. Individual 03 SUNNYBROOK 21_ LITE - orig. owner,
must be familiar with the Service Act, Da- excel, awning, spare, q/bed, sleeps 4, a/c, 88 BUICK REATTA - 2-seater sport coupe, school supplies, Lap Tops for 3 scholar-
vis Bacon Act, EEO Compliance, Advance must be proficient with Microsoft Word and v6, a/t, loaded, grt cond. $3,000. 687-0454.
Excel. Knowledge of PeopleSoft is a plus. heat, w/distrib Hitch. $5,800. 929-8294. ship winners. Christine, Ext. 5090.
Notifications, and Justifications for Non 02 TOYOTA SIENNA CE - orig. owner, v 78 FORD F250 - 4 spd, 36" tires, 4x4, runs
Competitive Procurements, Buy American Candidate will be responsible for obtain- N. FORK BREAST HEALTH COALITION
6, 3.0, p/s, p/w, p/l, am/fm/cass/cd, gd. and drives well. $2,800/neg. 289-9727.
Act, Small Business Subcontracting Busi- ing desired goods and services through FUNDRAISER - Lend a Helping Hand. Mar-
ness Plans, Certificates of Cost and Data as contractual agreements in accordance with cond. 62K mi. $7,500/neg. 480-231-0590. Free tha Clara Vineyard, Sat. 5/24, 12-4. Ext. 2896.
internal policies and procedures. As as- 02 HONDA S2000 - Spa, yellow, 6spd., pwr. FOX TERRIER - 15 lb, male dog, needs
well as standard and specialized terms and
signed, may be responsible for coordination top, a/c, b/p, c/c, am/fm/cd like new gar., gd. home quickly, v/loving, loves atten-
conditions. Candidate must be well versed
of required activities with contractors, req- 245hp. 20K mi. $20,000/neg. 849-2520. tion, walks well on leash. Anna, Ext. 7132. TICKETS - John Mayer/Colbie Caillat, 7/9,
and have an in-depth understanding of all
principles and advanced technologies of uisitioners and other Laboratory personnel. 00 SUZUKI ESTEEM - 4CYL, 1.8L, Wag- Jones Beach- 2 @ $87/ea. 821-5836.
the procurement process in a government Procurement & Property Management Divi- on, a/c, a/t, p/s. 104K mi. $2,500. Jeong, yard & Garage Sales
environment from inception of a require- sion. Apply to Job ID # 14490. Ext. 5534 or 256-454-2941. FLANDERS - Moving sale, tools, printers, In Appreciation
ment to the close out of the file, including, CONTRACTS SPECIALIST (A-6) - Requires 99 FORD EXPEDITION EDDIE BAUER - 95K housewares, furn, xmas decor., applianc- The Caruso Family would like to express
but not limited to, creation of the solicita- a bachelor’s degree in business adminis- mi. $6,000/neg. Ext. 3134 or 576-5475. es, books, 5/31 9-4; 6/1, 9-1. Ext. 7647. most sincere thanks for the outpouring
tion (RFQ/RFP), proposal evaluations and tration or equivalent and at least four years 98 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT - 4x4, a/c, rear MILLER PLACE - 17 Glenwood Ave. Sat of support and friendship received dur-
recommendations, cost and price justifi- of previous experience in a procurement ac, new brakes, hted fr seats, tow pkg., new 5/31, 8 to 5 p.m. Ext. 5740 or 828-4106. ing the time of our son’s passing. The
cation/analysis, negotiations, drafting of environment. Must have knowledge of the 17" whls. 107K mi. $6,250/neg. 849-2520. generosity of our friends and co-work-
contracts, and modifications/amendments Federal Acquisition Regulations and knowl- 96 HONDA CIVIC EX - 4dr, a/t, p/s, p/b,
Car Pool ers was so overwhelming that it touched
thereto along with written documented rec- edge of the Department of Energy Acqui- p/w, p/l, abs, am/fm, c/c, alrm, rem start, BELLPORT- E PATCHOGUE - leave about 8 our hearts tremendously. We thank you
ommendation for award. In addition, candi- sition Regulations for time and material m/roof, 170K mi. $3,200/neg. 751-1224. am, leave Lab about 5pm. Bill, Ext. 3859. all so much for the cards, gifts, plants,
date shall adhere to all provisions outlined and fixed price contracts. Experience with 95 CADILLAC SEDAN DE VILLE - v/gd. cond, PATCHOGUE VILLAGE - My hours: 8am- flowers, fruit baskets and other acts of
in the prime contract as well as internal Pro- procurement of construction contracts and 74K orig. mi. $4,000/neg. 581-7656. 4:30pm, can work out any arrangment for kindness that will remain with us forever.
curement Operations Manual and Standard mechanical/electrical equipment. Must be car pool. Robert, 848-4975. — Lorrie, Jay & Michael Caruso
92 DODGE RAMCHARGER - 5.2L, 8cyl, 4x4,
Work Instructions. Candidate must be self well versed and have an advanced under- a/t, a/c, p/s, p/w, p/l, c/c. 4 new tires, passed Ads omitted are on an extra page with the pdf version of the Bulletin on the homepage.
motivated, resourceful, and organized, tak- standing in all aspects of procurement in a inspect., 154K mi. $1,000. 513-5190. For a printed or emailed copy, contact Ext. 2345 or email@example.com.
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