Michael Carman

Michael Carman

POSITION: Research instrumentation design specialist, School of Medicine Research Instrumentation Shop
YEARS AT PENN: 29
WHAT HE DOES: Carman and shopmate Bill Pennie build custom research instruments and modify standard instruments for Penn’s scientific laboratories, both in and beyond the Medical School. They also do maintenance work on sensitive lab equipment.
JOBS PER YEAR: About 200, lasting anywhere from 2 to 65 hours in length
CONTACT INFO: Facility: 75 John Morgan Building; phone: 215-898-3663

Photo by Mark Stehle

Originally published on October 2, 2003