Why Did You Become A Scientist? Spots

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Every month NM PBS' Science Central asks experts from a wide range of fields the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

  • Dr. Blythe G. Clark, Materials Scientist

    Dr. Blythe G. Clark is a Materials Scientist at Sandia National Laboratories. She answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

     

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Dana Ulmer-Scholle, Sr. Research Scientist

    Dr. Dana Ulmer-Scholle is a Sr. Research Scientist in Research & Economic Development at New Mexico Tech. She
    answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Karen McDaniel, Mechanical Engineer

    Karen McDaniel is a Mechanical Engineer at Sandia National Laboratories. She answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Van Romero, Vice President, Professor of Physics

    Dr. Van Romero is Vice President, Professor of Physics at New Mexico Tech. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Eileen Ryan, Research Scientist

    Dr. Eileen Ryan is a Research Scientist at the Magdalena Ridge Observatory at New Mexico Tech. She answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Bernadette A. Hernandez-Sanchez, Advanced Materials Laboratory

    Dr. Bernadette A. Hernandez-Sanchez from the Advanced Materials Laboratory at Sandia National Laboratories
    answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Richard Aster, Professor of Geophysics

    Richard Aster is a Professor of Geophysics at the New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Snezna Rogelj, Ph.D., Professor

    Snezna Rogelj, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Biology at New Mexico Tech. She answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • John Perry, Principal Scientist

    John Perry is Principal Scientist at Applied Research Associates. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Rosalie Multari, Molecular Physicist

    Dr. Rosalie Multari is a Molecular Physicist at Applied Research Associates. She answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, Sr. Research Scientist

    Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala is a Sr. Research Scientist at the Institute for Complex Additive System Analysis at New Mexico Tech. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Dave Westpfahl, Professor of Astrophysics

    Dr. Dave Westpfahl is a Professor of Astrophysics in the Physics Department at New Mexico Tech. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Michaelann Tartis, Assistant Professor

    Dr. Michaelann Tartis is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Chemical Engineering at New Mexico Tech. She
    answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-13+
  • Dr. Enrique Vivoni, Associate Professor of Hydrology

    Dr. Enrique Vivoni is an Associate Professor of Hydrology at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

     

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Penelope Boston, Associate Professor

    Dr. Penelope Boston is an Associate Professor in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Dept. at New Mexico Tech. Her work includes studying microorganisms in extreme environments such as caves and astrobiology that can be used for the Mars mission. She answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. William McIntosh, Vulcanologist/Geochronologist

    Dr. William McIntosh is a  Vulcanologist/Geochronologist in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Dept. at New Mexico Tech. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

     

    Grades: 5-12
  • Dr. Nelia Dunbar, Geochemist

    Dr. Nelia Dunbar is a Geochemist in the Dept. of Earth & Environmental Science at New Mexico Tech. She
    answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Justin Garretson, Robotics Engineer

    Justin Garretson is a Robotics Engineer in Intelligent Systems Robotics & Cybernetics at Sandia National Laboratories. He
    answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Mark Trujillo, Senior Engineer

    Mark Trujillo is a Senior Engineer at Applied Research Associates. His work includes software engineering, coding and computer modeling. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12
  • Clint Hobart, Mechanical Engineer

    Clint Hobart is a Mechanical Engineer in Intelligent Systems Robotics & Cybernetics at Sandia National Laboratories. He answers the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

    Grades: 5-12

Producer: New Mexico PBS