One of ten
national laboratories overseen and primarily funded by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE),
Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as
in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities
available to university, industry and government researchers. Brookhaven is operated and managed for DOE's Office of
Science by Brookhaven Science Associates, a limited-liability company founded by the Research Foundation of State
University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, the largest academic user of Laboratory facilities, and
Battelle, a nonprofit, applied science and technology organization.