Administrators at the University of Chicago have bid on a management contract for Fermilab, a CSA Corporate Sustaining Member.
Month: October 2006
Article highlights Dr. Davidson’s work at NHMFL
South Florida Sun-Sentinel printed an article on Sept. 18, 2006 about Dr. Michael Davidson, head of the Optical Microscopy Division at Florida State University's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, a CSA Corporate Sustaining Member.
ACME appoints new Sales Representative for Latin America
Eduardo A.C. Drew Morales has recently been appointed Sales Representative for Latin America, for ACME Cryogenics, Inc., a Corporate Sustaining Member.
Fesmire and Augustynowicz receive ACE Gold Dollar Award
CSA board member, James Fesmire, and former long-time board member Stan Augustynowicz recently received the ACE Gold Dollar Award from Mr. Jim Kennedy, Center Director of NASA Kennedy Space Center.
Absolute Zero Campaign publishes outreach guide
Absolute Zero Campaign, a cooperative effort to promote the upcoming two-part PBS TV series Absolute Zero and the Quest of Cold has published the Absolute Zero Community Education Outreach Guide.
New superheavy element 118 discovered
On Oct. 16, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California and from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Russia announced they discovered a new superheavy element: element 118, reported Science Daily.
Dennis H. Reilley to retire as CEO of Praxair
Dennis H. Reilley, chairman and CEO of Praxair, will retire as CEO at the end of 2006.
U of C to continue operating Argonne
The University of Chicago won a five-year contract on July 31 to continue operating Argonne National Laboratory, ending a process that threatened to damage the university's stature as a world-class research operation.
Air Liquide DTA names Adamo Screnci Commercial Director
CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Air Liquide DTA has named Adamo Screnci Commercial Director.
Linde introduces mobile hydrogen refueling unit
Linde created a mobile hydrogen refueling unit with which it is possible to refuel both with liquid hydrogen and gaseous hydrogen completely autonomous.
John Miller accepts new position at ORNL
John Miller, former director of Magnet Science and Technology (MS&T) at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL), has accepted the position of magnet system team leader at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, starting at the end of June. Both labs are CSA Corporate Sustaining Members. Mark Bird has now been appointed to serve as Interim Director of MS&T at NHMFL.
Students found dead inside deflated helium balloon
Two college students were found dead on June 4 inside a large, deflated helium balloon. Officials said the students had apparently pulled the balloon down and crawled inside it. Inhaling helium can lead to brain damage and death from lack of oxygen, according to the Compressed Gas Association.
Justin Schwartz named Editor-in-Chief
Justin Schwartz, a professor of engineering at Florida State University, has recently been named Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity publications. Schwartz is a recipient of the CSA Roger W. Boom Award.