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Long Island Teachers Learn Environmental and Climate Research Skills at Brookhaven Lab

Eight teachers from Long Island school districts became science researchers this summer in a new training program designed to build awareness of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science mission areas and transfer real-world...
20-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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DOE to Deploy Advanced Observatory to Alabama

On the heels of a storm-saturated spring and summer of record-breaking heat in the Southeastern U.S., a team of environmental scientists from U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories will soon set up a suite of sophisticated scientific...
17-Nov-2023 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

French and U.S. Science Agencies Take First Step to Collaborate on Electron-Ion Collider (EIC)

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) have signed a "Statement of Interest" to launch what both agencies hope will be a significant...
13-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Bright Future for Extreme UV Lithography at Brookhaven Lab

As EUV lithography begins paving the way for the future, scientists are faced with the hurdle of identifying the most effective resist materials for this new era of nanofabrication. In an effort to address this need, a team of scientists at the...
8-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cathy Sue Cutler Named Chair of Isotope Research and Production Department

Cathy Sue Cutler, who has served as director of the Medical Isotope Research and Production (MIRP) program at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory since 2015, has been tapped to lead a newly created Isotope Research...
1-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unlocking Sugar to Generate Biofuels and Bioproducts

Plant biologists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have engineered enzymes to modify grass plants so their biomass can be more efficiently converted into biofuels and other bioproducts.
27-Oct-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Packed Crowd Attends Brookhaven Lab's Nuclear Physics Long Range Plan Roll-Out Event

On Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, a crowd packed into the Large Seminar Room in the Physics Department at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory to hear from Lab management and members of the Nuclear Science Advisory Committee...
23-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Robert Tribble Named RIKEN BNL Research Center Director

Robert Tribble, an experimental physicist who previously served as deputy director for science and technology at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, is the new director of the RIKEN BNL Research Center (RBRC) for...
20-Oct-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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From Environmental Science to Physics to Intelligence

Michael DePhillips joined Brookhaven over 30 years ago to study ecological systems. After years seven at RHIC, he now manages intelligence work at the Lab. While they may seem different, there is a common thread connecting his many roles—computer...
27-Jul-2023 1:05 PM EDT

Observing Oxidation at the Atomic Level with Guangwen Zhou

The Binghamton University professor uses facilities at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials to study surface and interface reactions in real time and under reaction conditions.
14-Oct-2021 2:35 PM EDT

Making High-Quality Materials with Mingzhao Liu

The Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) staff scientist fabricates thin-film materials for applications in solar energy conversion and quantum information science.
4-Oct-2021 11:15 AM EDT

Automating 2-D Material Exfoliation with Suji Park

Park, a staff researcher at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials, is designing and building an automated system to generate high-quality ultrathin "flakes," which can be stacked into layered structures that are essentially new...
16-Oct-2020 12:25 PM EDT

Allison McComiskey: An Observer of the Natural World

McComiskey is chair of Brookhaven’s Environmental and Climate Sciences Department.
21-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT

CFN Staff Spotlight: Esther Tsai Brings Expertise in X-ray Imaging

In addition to conducting her own research, Esther Tsai—a staff member in the CFN Electronic Nanomaterials Group—provides user support at two x-ray scattering beamlines that the CFN operates in partnership with NSLS-II.
24-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

CFN Staff Spotlight: Priscilla Antunez Guides Partnerships that Advance Nanoscience to Impact Society

Priscilla Antunes, the new assistant director for strategic partnerships at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), is helping scientists establish partnerships with universities, other research labs, and industry to increase the...
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

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Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization

Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at Brookhaven National Lab that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing...
24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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Brookhaven has a staff of approximately 3,000 scientists, engineers, technicians, and support staff, and hosts more than 4,000 guest researchers annually.


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