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Thursday, February 13, 2003
 
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Today

Noon
SEMINAR
Environmental Energy Technologies Division
Hedging Problems with Stochastic Parameters
Andrew Lim, UCB Engineering and Operations Research Dept.
Building 90, Room 3148

7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Shoemobile
Cafeteria Parking Lot

Tomorrow

10:30 a.m.
SEMINAR
Center for Beam Physics
Limitation of Electron Beam Conditioning for FELs
Gennady Stupakov and Paul Emma, SLAC Albert Ghiorso conference room (71-264) Refreshments served at 10:20 a.m.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
SEMINAR
LBNL/CRD Scientific Computing
Grid Computing for Energy Exploration and Development
Serge Zarantonello, 3DGeo Development Inc.
Building 50A-5132

 
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Telephone Services to Hold
Coordinator Training Session

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The Telephone Service Center will be holding it’s annual training session for all Telephone Coordinators on Tuesday, February 25 in the building 50 auditorium from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Topics will include placing service orders, set features, rates, voice mail, various products and services. For more information or to register for training, e-mail Janice Smith JLSmith@lbl.gov or La Saundra Shields LkShields@lbl.gov.

 
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Soup: Tuscan Vegetable
Origins: Veal Parmigiana
Adobe Cafe: Vegetarians Delight
Fresh Grille: Turkey Burger

Full Menu

 
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Showers likely

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Extended Forecast

 
 
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Lab Scientists To Speak
At AAAS This Week

Four Berkeley Lab scientists will be among the presenters this week as the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science national conference begins in Denver, CO. They include earth scientists Inez Fung and Jim Bishop (“Understanding and Managing the Global Carbon Cycle,” Feb. 17), physicist Roger Falcone (“Experiments with Ultra-Short Pulses,” Feb. 16) and Materials Sciences Division Director Paul Alivisatos (“Nanobiotechnology,” Feb. 14).

 
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Secretary Names Climate
Change Program Director

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WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham announced that Dave Conover has been appointed as Director of the Climate Change Technology Program (CCTP). Managed by the Department of Energy, the CCTP is an ongoing, integrated, and comprehensive Federal research and development initiative that coordinates the actions of 13 federal agencies as they focus more effectively on President Bush's climate change goals. Full Story.

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New Contact Lens Design
May End Daily Hassles

By Justin Lee

Contact lenses that can be safely worn for weeks or even months at a time took a step closer to reality with a novel type of contact lens recently tested at UC Berkeley. A team led by UC Berkeley vision science professor Ken Polse and chemical engineering professor Clayton Radke, also in Berkeley Lab's Earth Sciences Division, working with former vision science graduate student Kimberly Miller, found that placing fenestrations, or holes, in contact lenses significantly improved tear-mixing, thought to be an important safety factor in long-term contact lens wear. (02/12/03) Full Story.

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Peter Lichty Named
Health-Safety Leader


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Dr. Peter Lichty, Berkeley Lab’s Director of Health Services, has been named Group Leader for a new integrated Health and Safety function in Environment, Health and Safety. In this role, Lichty will oversee all medical, industrial hygiene, occupational safety and other operations functions under EH&S Division Director David McGraw. Assisting Lichty as deputy will be Paul Blodgett, Group Leader for Industrial Hygiene. Don Van Acker will continue as Group Leader of Occupational Safety in the new group.
 
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Road Closures

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Chamberlain Road will be closed to through-traffic today and Friday, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., to allow removal of trees. Chamberlain Road connects to McMillan Road at Building 71. Access and parking around Building 71 will still be available. Some parking will also be available along Chamberlain Road toward Building 90. For questions contact Bob Berninzoni at Ext. 5576
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