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People of PLS

Great science starts with great people.

Over 1000 people make up the heart of Physical and Life Sciences. Each person’s unique talents and background contribute to the collaborative teams, innovative solutions, and cutting-edge research that help us make a difference.

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Dongxia Qu

Dongxia Qu

Materials Scientist

I love the excitement of being a person who unlocks the mysteries of physics.”

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Morgan Burks

Morgan Burks


We built and delivered the gamma-ray spectrometer that flew on a NASA mission to the planet Mercury.”

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Jeremy Feaster

Jeremy Feaster

Electrochemical Engineer

Science is an excellent way to make an impact on society, as well as to inspire the next generation to help and discover new knowledge.”

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Beth Mariotti

Beth Mariotti

Service Operation Specialist

Working at the Lab has brought out the geek/science side of me that I love.”

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