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Vol. 62 - No. 18                                                                                                                                                                                         May 23, 2008




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                                 Roger Stoutenburgh
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                                                                                                                                                                  Roger Stoutenburgh
Senior Physicist                                                                                                                                                                          Robert Palmer
Emeritus Trueman                                                                                                                                                                          Elected NAS
A    fter a 46-year career at BNL,
     the Physics Department’s
                                                                                                                                                                                          Member
T. Laurence Trueman retired
as of April 1, and, as a scientist                                                                                                                                                        R   obert Palmer, a senior
                                                                                                                                                                                              physicist and head




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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-
                                                                                                                                                                                          continuing achievements
                                                                                                                                                                                          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
Collider (RHIC).”
    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,




                                                                                                                                                                                         Roger Stoutenburgh
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




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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.
None

Commute Alternatives                      Trueman: Senior Scientist Emeritus ..... (cont’d)
Survey Needs Input                        of better than ten percent, a         returning to research in 1986.
                                                                                                                      Palmer .........(cont’d)
   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      jrula@bnl.gov 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
                                                                                                                                                                                  Calendar
                                                                                              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 —
                                                                                                                                                                                     Friday, 5/23
                                                                                              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-




                                                                         Roger Stoutenburgh
                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                            winner.
                                                                                              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




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                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bnl.gov/rhic_ags/users_
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
                                                                                                                                                                                   Saturday, 5/31
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 mthorn@bnl.gov.                                                    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
  Join a BERA Trip! These Trip Tickets Start Being Sold Today, 5/23                                                                                                         16 and older must carry a photo
                                                                                                                                                                            ID. See notice above, left.
     All event and trip tickets are       Cruise begins 11:30 a.m from                          PA at 6 p.m. 55 seats. http://     • Renaissance Faire, Ster-
                                                                                                                                                                              — WEEK OF 6/2 —
  available at the BERA Store in          Pier 83 at 42nd St. and 12th                          www.dorneypark.com/                  ling Forrest, Tuxedo, NY. Sat-
  Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Ext.           on the Hudson River. Tickets                        • Boston — overnight trip.             urday, August 23. $20/person                 Wednesday, 6/4
  3347, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.-         are $28/person, 55 tickets                            Sightseeing tour of Boston,,         for luxury coach & entrance.           *BNL Retirees Annual Luncheon
  3 p.m. Trips will be sold begin-        available, for the two-hour city                      Saturday & Sunday, August 9          Leave BNL at 9 a.m., leave             See notice, p. 2.
  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.
                                                                                                                                                                            BSA Distinguished Lecture
    Broadway, Hilton Theatre              Kitchen Flea Market, http://                          Swan Café, and an all-day            org/home/default.sps
                                                                                                                                                                            4 p.m. Berkner Hall. Albert-Lasz-
    at 213 West 42nd St. Mel              www.hellskitchenfleamarket.                           City View Trolley ticket. A        • New York City Dinner                   lo Barabasi, Northeastern Uni-
    Brooks’ famous show, 3 p.m.           com/ or Restaurant Alley,                             non-refundable $50/person            Cruise on the Skyline Prin-            versity will talk on “Network Sci-
    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.
        Classified
                                                    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 lhzhang@bnl.gov 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 sge@bnl.gov 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-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tickets
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,
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