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NSLS-II Advisory Committees

Science (SAC)

The NSLS-II Science Advisory Committee (SAC) is responsible for advising the NSLS-II Director on issues related to the scientific utilization of NSLS-II facilities and on developments required to achieve and maintain the highest possible scientific productivity. In keeping with this, the SAC will provide advice on the following topics:

  • Scientific output and utilization of NSLS-II facilities
  • Long-term scientific directions
  • Planning, development, and operation of NSLS-II facilities
  • Policies and procedures relevant to user access and utilization of scientific facilities

Members are appointed by the Director for three-year terms, renewable by mutual consent. The Chair of the NSLS-II Users’ Executive Committee will be an ex-officio member of the SAC. In general, the full SAC will meet at least annually. The Director, in consultation with the chair of the SAC, may call additional SAC meetings as necessary. The output of the SAC will consist of a confidential report of their findings and recommendations conveyed in a written report submitted to the Director shortly after each SAC meeting.

Membership

  • Harald Reichert, Chair, ESRF
  • Jesper Andersen, MAXLAB
  • Simon Bare, SLAC
  • Jay Bass, University of Illinois
  • Jingguang Chen, Columbia University
  • John Hemminger, University of California, Irvine
  • Robert Hettel, SLAC
  • Andrzej Joachimiak, ANL
  • Steve Kevan, ALS
  • Ingrid Pickering, University of Saskatchewan
  • Soichi Wakatsuki, SLAC
  • Don Weidner, NSLS-II UEC, ex officio

Operations (OAC)

The Photon Sciences Operations Advisory Committee (OAC) is responsible for advising the Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Photon Sciences on issues related to achieving operational excellence and continuous improvement in the planning and execution of the programs and projects carried out by the Photon Sciences directorate and on developments required to achieve and maintain the highest possible safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in our operations. In keeping with this, the OAC will provide advice on the following topics:

  • Environment, Safety and Health Program
  • Conduct of Operations
  • Planning and Assessments
  • Configuration Management
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management

Members are appointed by the ALD for three-year terms, renewable by mutual consent.  In general, the OAC will meet annually, but additional meetings may be called as necessary by the PS ALD. The output of the OAC will consist of a confidential report of their findings and recommendations conveyed in a written report submitted to the ALD shortly after each OAC meeting.

Membership

  • Frank Kornegay, Consultant
  • Robert McCallum, McCallum-Turner, Inc.
  • Amy Nunziata, Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
  • Dennis Parzyck, Consultant
  • John Quintana, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
  • Mark Reichanadter, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
  • Kem Robinson, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL)