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Archives, History & Records Office

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Archives E-mail: slacarc[@]
RM E-mail: recordsmgt[@]
Phone: (650)926-3091
Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 82, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.122

Roger Leslie (Les) Anderton Cottrell

IT Staff (Emeritus)

Les Cottrell

Professional and Biographical Information

  • The University of Manchester, 1967, Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics
  • Roles
    • Manager, SLAC Computer Networking and Telecommunicaitons, 2008-2018
    • Assistant Director, SLAC Computing Services, 1982-2008 (Acting Director, 1995-1997)
    • Manager, SLAC Computer Network, 1980-1982
    • Visiting Scientist, IBM U.K. Laboratories, 1979-1980
    • Visiting Scientist (Split Field Magnet experiment), CERN, 1972-1973
    • Staff Physicist, 1967-1979
  • Chairman, ICFA Standing Committee on Inter-regional Connectivity's (SCIC) Monitoring Group
  • Image transformations on an interactive raster scan or matrix display (patent)

Events and Photos

Non-technical publications

Technical publications

  • Book Chapters
    • "The Internet, Mobile Computing and Mobile Phones in Developing Countries," in m-Science Sensing, Computing and Disemmination, 2010.
    • "Writing CGI Scripts in REXX," in HTML and CGI Unleashed, 1996.
  • For a list of Technical Publications, please go to SPIRES HEP.

Cottrell Papers in the SLAC Archives, History & Records Office

The Cottrell papers held by the SLAC Archives, History & Records Office are currently being processed, and are not yet open for research. SLAC staff may access descriptions of his papers by clicking this link and entering his last name in the search box at the upper right on that page.

Cottrell Cottrell Cottrell retirement


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Last Updated: 08/19/2021