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The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) received the 2019 Business Partner of the Year award from the Mercer County Technical Schools for its new apprenticeship program, which provides paid on-the-job training and free technical courses to train early-career technicians in cutting edge ski
As a first-generation college student, Barbara Garcia had to figure out a lot of things on her own when applying for college.
Among the many projects that interns worked on this summer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is an acoustical levitator that causes droplets of water to levitate in mid-air so their interaction with plasma can be examined.
When friends asked Promise Adebayo-Ige what he was doing over the summer, he told them he was trying to save the world by working at a national laboratory devoted to developing fusion energy.
Promise Adebayo-Ige, a chemical engineering major at the University of Pennsylvania, has been fascinated by fusion energy since he was in high school. He came to the U.S.
One day after Labor Day, four early-career technicians officially began four-year apprenticeships at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) where they will learn cutting-edge skills both on the job at a national laboratory and in the classroom.
Lightning has struck twice, and in the same place. For one week in August for the second consecutive year, a cohort of graduate physics students came to Princeton for the annual Graduate Summer School (GSS) in Plasma Physics at the U.S.
Hillary Stephens is a physics professor at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, a two-year college in Lakewood, Washington, where students typically aren’t exposed to research experiments. Stephens came to a three-day workshop at the U.S.
Early career technicians enrolled in the pre-apprenticeship program at the U.S.
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