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Andy Carpe

Engineering Associate

“I can honestly say I never wake up in the morning and feel like I don’t want to go to work. I love my job, I love this place and I believe in our mission.”

Claudia Bernhardt

Mechanical engineer, Engineering

“I like what the Lab stands for: the mission of clean energy. The Lab’s mission is the motivator.”

Danny Cai

Mechanical engineer

“Fusion energy is going to be another revolution for humankind. I think most of us engineers here are excited and want to contribute to that goal.”

Dina Christie

Head of Site Protection

“When I tell people I work at PPPL I have a sense of pride. It is an honor and pleasure to support the Emergency Services Unit. That’s where my true passion is.”

Guillaume LaForest

Staff specialist, mission readiness assurance

“It’s definitely a new venture for me. I enjoy the growth that’s there and being part of a leading organization that’s looking into something that hasn’t been done before. It’s unchartered territory…to say that I had a part in making that happen is definitely something that’s historical and cutting-edge.”

Margaret Kevin-King

Building and grounds manager, Facilities and Site Services

“I’m grateful to be working at a place that’s going to make a positive difference in the world.”

Pia Wilson

Procurement specialist/senior buyer

“What I enjoy most is that every day is different, and it provides new challenges in sourcing and trying to find the best product available at the best value.”

Trisha Perez

Senior administrative assistant to the Theory Dept.

“PPPL is a pioneer in plasma physics and I think administrators help. We are contributors, we are necessary, and we keep everybody accountable. We are central to the mission.”