Carl Johnson is our Facilities manager at the Turbomachinery Laboratory and has been working at the lab since September.
What image is the background of your phone?
That would be a picture of my son deer hunting.
Is there anything interesting we should know about you?
I married into a 3rd generation cattle ranch. My wife and I started our own cattle herd. Something pretty interesting is I had the opportunity to work at TAMU Qatar for a year.This was a great experience for our family. We live in the country where we have a small ranch.
What are your favorite movies or TV shows?
I don’t watch too much TV. I don’t have a lot of time for it but when I do it is usually Street Outlaws or the Outdoor Channel.
What is a brief explanation of what you do here?
I’m responsible for keeping operations up and running at the Turbo Lab. I also ensure the safety of students/staff.
What is your favorite part of working here?
I really like getting to interact with the students here.
Have there been any moments working here that stick out to you?
Well the first couple of days here were pretty memorable and interesting. It was pretty hectic; everyone needed something from me so it was overwhelming. But things have calmed down and I’ve gotten use to everything.
When people think of you professionally, what do you want them to think about?
That I am dependable and hardworking.