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Tuesday, January 6, 2004


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Market Carvery: Spicy Vegetable & Tofu Stir-Fry Rice Bowl
Fresh Grille: Fish & Chips
Menutainment: Fiesta Taco Salad with Ground Turkey
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Full menu


Bennett Among '50 Most
Powerful' in Networking

Michael Bennett, a senior network engineer in ITSD's Networking and Telecommunications Department, has been named one of the "50 most powerful people in networking" by NetworkWorldFusion, a Web-based magazine. The list also includes company heads of Cisco, Juniper, IBM, Microsoft, SBC, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Verizon, Symantec and others. Bennett is also one of just a handful of people from the public sector. Full story.

Seaborg Learning
Consortium Planned

By Meera Pal


Lafayette residents and city leaders are revolutionizing the concept of libraries with their plan for the Glenn Seaborg Learning Consortium at the new Lafayette Library and Learning Center. Twelve Bay Area educational and cultural institutions are collaborating in the project, named for Lafayette's own and Berkeley Lab Nobel laureate. Seeing the relationship between the schools and the library led Lafayette School Board member and Lab researcher Roger Falcone, to suggest a partnership between the library and the Lawrence Hall of Science. Full story.


Lab Staffers Co-Author
Book on Cybersecurity

Gene Schultz and Jim Mellander of the Lab's Computer Protection Program, along with Carl Endorf of Illinois, have co-authored a book entitled "Intrusion Detection and Prevention." The book was published just before Christmas by McGraw Hill/Osborne. Scott Campbell of NERSC served as technical expert for the book. Schultz is an internationally known expert in cybersecurity. Mellander is responsible for running the Lab's intrusion detection system, known as “Bro.” Go here to read more about the book.

3 Fulbright Scholars
At Lab This Year

Three foreign professional scientists are in residence at Berkeley Lab this year as part of the 2003-04 class of Fulbright Visiting Scholars announced recently. They include Bob Nagler, a research assistant from Free University of Brussels, Belgium, working with Wim Leemans in Accelerator and Fusion Research; Masayoshi Tanishita of Chuo University, Tokyo, with Jonathan Sinton of Environmental Energy Technologies; and Leonas Valkunas of the Institute of Physics, Vilnius, Lithuania, with Graham Fleming of Physical Biosciences. To find out more about the Fulbright Program, America's flagship international educational exchange activity, go here.

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