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IBM Scientist to Lead Brookhaven

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Science  07 Feb 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5608, pp. 803
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5608.803b

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Some 16 months after its director left to become science adviser to President George W. Bush, Brookhaven National Laboratory has found a new leader. On 1 April, materials scientist Praveen Chaudhari will close a 36-year career at IBM to take over a Department of Energy lab that he says needs additional research funds, a bigger role in homeland security, and closer ties to its skittish neighbors.