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Maeva Pourpoint

Maeva is the lead magnetotelluric engineer and a software developer based at the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center. She enjoys working directly with equipment, be it in the field while acquiring data, on the bench while developing new testing procedures, or in her office while implementing new software tools to process and archive data. Outside of work, she loves spending … Continued

Greg Chavez

Greg manages the Hardware Group at the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center (EPIC). He spends all of his free time with his children—the whole family enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and year-round youth sporting events.

Ciera King

I am an engineer based in Socorro, New Mexico at the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center who tests and repairs equipment that has returned from the field to ensure it works properly for the next experiment. On occasions, I even get to go to the field with the equipment! In my spare time I love to … Continued

Alissa Scire

Alissa is primarily involved in PI support, training, and experiment scheduling. She is an avid quilter and has an ever-increasing fabric stash.

Eric Makarewicz

Working in the Hardware Group means that I test and repair all the broken equipment sent back to us from the field. I’ve been covered in dirt from every corner of the world, and I didn’t even need to travel. If you ever need suggestions for terrible movies to watch, feel free to ask!

Ashley Gibson

As one of the International Logistics staff members at the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center, I assist with all aspects of shipping our equipment to and from project sites around the world including, but not limited to, export/import and compliance. In my off work hours I like hanging out with my husband, son, and pets. We … Continued

George Egert

George is a materials engineer specializing in Fairfield and Smart Solo nodes at the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center (EPIC). When not in the lab, he can be found caring for his bonsai garden or playing video games.

Miki Ross

Miki Ross (she/they) is an Import/Export Admin in the International Logistics department of the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center, ensuring that our overseas shipments get safely to their destinations and back again. When not in the office, you’ll find them working on their off-grid cabin in the mountains of western NM, where they also maintain their … Continued

Daniel Rogers

As a polar Field Engineer, I design and help PIs install remote sensing stations in the polar regions. When not at work, you will find me walking my dog or in my garage designing, machining, or working on motorcycles.

Pnina Miller

Pnina is passionate about promoting science and supporting researchers around the globe. She has been supporting portable seismology experiments with the EarthScope Primary Instrument Center (formerly PASSCAL) for ~20 years. Her work includes training users and in-house staff, working closely with PIs on experiment plans, scheduling instrumentation, field-support troubleshooting, testing new equipment types, and fieldwork.