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David Brown

Group Leader, National Nuclear Data Center, Nuclear Science and Technology Department

David Brown

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Nuclear Science and Technology Department
Bldg. 817
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. 

Expertise | Education | Video


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

Featured Video

  • Science Thursdays: Nuclear Energy with David Brown

    October 16, 2020

    In this installment of Brookhaven Lab's Science Thursdays, David Brown of the National Nuclear Data Center discusses the benefits of nuclear energy in society, the importance of data to drive these technologies, and potential career paths for science enthusiasts.

David Brown

Brookhaven National Laboratory

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

(631) 344-2814
dbrown@bnl.gov

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