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  1. BWIS Sponsored Event

    4 pm, Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Hosted by: Vivian Stojanoff

    Did you know that about 97% of the particle accelerators in use world wide are not used for research? Particle accelerators are used in a wide range of applications, from basic and applied research to industrial processing, security and medicine. From the small cathode ray tube to the colossal particle colliders, their making involves different fields of science and technology that motivates interdisciplinary collaboration. This talk will provide an introduction to particle accelerators and their applications, with focus on particle colliders and accelerators for cancer treatment, and delve on how particle accelerators became part of the professional journey of the speaker.

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  1. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "The multiple facets of Particle Accelerators"

    Silvia Verdun-Andres, Brookhaven National Laboratory

    Thursday, December 2, 2021, 4 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Hosted by: Vivian Stojanoff

    Did you know that about 97% of the particle accelerators in use world wide are not used for research? Particle accelerators are used in a wide range of applications, from basic and applied research to industrial processing, security and medicine. From the small cathode ray tube to the colossal particle colliders, their making involves different fields of science and technology that motivates interdisciplinary collaboration. This talk will provide an introduction to particle accelerators and their applications, with focus on particle colliders and accelerators for cancer treatment, and delve on how particle accelerators became part of the professional journey of the speaker.

  2. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "BWIS Lecture - Margaret Dominguez "From a Pig Farm to the Stars, my Journey to NASA""

    Margaret Dominguez, NASA

    Thursday, October 21, 2021, 4:15 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Hosted by: Vivian Stojanoff

    From a Pig Farm to the Stars, my Journey to NASA Margaret Dominguez has worked at NASA for over 12 years and during her stay there she has worked on the construction and measurements of different space telescopes, such as James Webb and Hubble. She is currently working on the Roman Space Telescope, which will seek to study galaxies and dark energy. On board the Roman telescope there is a slitless spectrometer, which plays an important role in this study. Dominguez has lead the testing efforts of the optical characteristics of different prototypes of the grism to demonstrate that the construction of the final flight grism is possible. She is currently building the flight version of the grism which will be launched into space in a few years. During this talk, she will discuss her journey to get to NASA and her role in the construction of the grism as part of the Roman Telescope.

  3. 2021 Scharff-Goldhaber Prize Award Ceremony

    Thursday, July 29, 2021, 4 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    The award ceremony will be held online on Thursday, July 29, at 4 p.m. (see below for meeting link). Chen will give a talk titled, "Characterization of Near-Term Circuits in Quantum Computing," followed by a question and answer session. This event is free and open to the public.

  4. BNL Pride Alliance/BWIS Talk

    "Laurel Hiatt: "They/Them in STEM: Or How I (Sort of) Stopped Worrying and (More or Less) Learned to Love Being Out""

    Laurel Hiatt, University of Utah School of Medicine

    Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 3 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Laurel Hiatt, an MD/PhD student at the University of Utah School of Medicine, will talk about their experience as a transgender person in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) field on Wednesday, June 23, at 3 p.m. All are invited. This talk is sponsored by BNL Pride Alliance and Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS).

  5. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "BWIS General Meeting"

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 12 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Hosted by: Kayla Hernandez

  6. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "BWIS General Meeting"

    Friday, February 26, 2021, 12 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Hosted by: Firoza

  7. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "How to stay SANE and Productive - Even in a Crisis!"

    Katheryn Mayer, KCMayer Consulting, Inc

    Thursday, February 18, 2021, 4 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Hosted by: Vivian Stojanoff

    ABSTRACT: During these unprecedented times, many are experiencing isolation, lack of control, and negative emotions. Need a plan to move through this challenging times and come out stronger on the other end? Join Kathryn Mayer for a lively, interactive 75-minute webinar to learn her SANE Approach, (based on her newly released eBook): • Small steps • Accelerate experimentation • Nurture • Exercise your network About the Speaker: Kathryn Mayer is the President & Founder of KC Mayer Consulting, Inc., a strategic leadership development firm. Kathryn currently leads workshops and coaches high potentials and C-suite executives with a special focus on women in competitive businesses. Her perspective on leadership is shaped by her experience as a former top-ranked amateur tennis player and as a Human Resource executive leading change and talent development efforts in competitive corporate environments including Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, and Citibank's investment bank in New York City. She is the author of Collaborative Competition™: A Woman's Guide to Succeeding by Competing and the recently published eBook, How to Stay Sane and Successful in the Covid World: Thrive, Flourish, and Prosper Even When All the Rules Have Changed.

  8. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "BWIS General Meeting"

    Monday, January 25, 2021, 12 pm
    Videoconference / Virtual Event

    Hosted by: Kayla Hernandez

  9. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "BWIS General Meeting"

    Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 12 pm
    Zoom

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