Electrical Power Systems, Electron-Ion Collider
Tom Nehring is a principal electrical engineer and is currently responsible for site electrical power distribution for the Energy & Utilities Division. In this role Tom also provides electrical engineering support for the Central Steam Plant, the Central Chilled Water Facility, the Sewage Treatment Facility, Water Treatment Facility and the Ground Water Remediation Division. Tom provides electrical engineering support to EIC during for the development of electrical distribution associated with the new machine components and expansion of the B-638 substation and yard.
Tom provides electrical engineering support to the Modernization Project Office during development of new facilities including the new cryogenic electron microscope building and new computing facility to be installed in Building 725. Tom is presently leading the electrical safety initiative for improving the electrical infrastructure and planning for new major electrical projects.
Tom has been an electrical engineer with BNL for over 35 years. His responsibilities included project engineering and project management. He performed Lead Electrical Engineer duties for NSLS-II / Conventional Facilities which included the addition of 69kV Main 20MVA Transformer No. 0, site distribution, secondary unit substations, local distribution and conventional building power, lighting, communications, fire alarm, and security. He was Lead Electrical Engineer for NSLS- 1, Phase 2 Addition and recently the demolition of the NSLS-1 accelerator. He provided engineering for AGS Booster installation including layout for 69kV Main 20MVA Transformer No. 7, transformer yard for the Booster Main Magnet Power Supplies, and engineering support during installation. He provided engineering for AGS main magnet power supply and RF upgrades and performed project management at RHIC for the construction of the existing overhead line, the detector building addition, Building 1006 for the STAR detector; and performed engineering support for the balance of RHIC construction. He was Lead Engineer, conventional facilities, for C-AD operations and maintenance and performed Liaison Engineering for BNL’s portion of the SNS project.
Tom has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Lehigh University and a Master of Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology.