Engineers at Brookhaven National Laboratory are leaders in building mobile laboratories designed to gather relevant data from remote regions. Their latest creation is a revamped Aerosol Observing System, which contains over a dozen instruments for collecting data on aerosols, tiny particulates in the atmosphere that can have a big impact on climate.
During the 510th Brookhaven Lecture, Yonggang Cui of the Nonproliferation & National Security Department will explain how he and a multidisciplinary team of collaborators created the Proxiscan™ imaging platform—a compact, high-resolution digital gamma camera to diagnose prostate cancer and possibly breast, ovarian, and other cancers as well.
The partnership between Stony Brook University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory affords high-achieving undergraduates an opportunity to do hands-on Big Science, and physics major Casey Vieni ’15 has taken full advantage.
Kerstin Kleese van Dam, a leading researcher in data infrastructure services, data management, and analysis applications for experimental and observational facilities, has been named Director of the Computational Science Initiative at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, effective September 14, 2015.