Technical Systems, Electron-Ion Collider
Thomas Russo is a System Engineer for the EIC in the Technical Systems Division. Thomas has been working for over 40 years, starting in industry producing chemical analysis equipment in 1980 and arriving at Brookhaven in 1984. He worked in the linac group on high power RF systems, the Cockroft Walton high voltage generator, and ion source. Thomas worked on a variety of upgrades to the accelerator facility including the installation of the RFQ in 1989 and Booster in 1991. After receiving an Engineering degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1991, Thomas worked in the power supply group on beam separators, beam components, and instrumentation. He participated in other projects such construction of RHIC and SNS. Thomas became the Chief Engineer for LBNE in the Physics Department before leaving the lab in 2011 to become the Project Electrical Engineer for FRIB. He returned to Brookhaven National Laboratory in August of 2020.