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David Brown

Center Head, National Nuclear Data Center, Nuclear Science and Technology Department

David Brown

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Nuclear Science and Technology Department
Bldg. 817, Room 2
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-2814
dbrown@bnl.gov

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Dr. Brown is a scientist and Group Leader of the National Nuclear Data Center (NNDC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from Michigan State University. Before joining Brookhaven National Laboratory, he was the Nuclear Data POC at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr. Brown is a trained nuclear theorist, experienced nuclear data evaluator and coordinated the 2018 release of the ENDF/B-VIII.0 nuclear data library. His focus is on structural materials and neutron resonances. 

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Expertise

  • Nuclear reaction theory, focusing on resonance physics and connections to higher energy reactions 
  • Nuclear data evaluation, focusing on structural materials 
  • Transport theory, both for modeling neutron transport and understanding the foundations of transport theory in non-equilibrium quantum field theory

Education

Professional Appointments

David Brown

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Nuclear Science and Technology Department
Bldg. 817, Room 2
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-2814
dbrown@bnl.gov

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