Women @ Energy: Dr. Gert Patello
Gert Patello is a senior project manager at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). She oversees PNNL’s Isotope Program and serves as the main programmatic interface for PNNL with the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Nuclear Physics Isotope Program. In addition, she serves on the DOE’s Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee and as a programmatic interface for PNNL and the DOE Office of Science Fusion Energy Sciences Program. Her interests include management of medium- to high-risk radiochemical science projects and providing strategic leadership for sector portfolios. She earned a BS in ceramics engineering and a PhD in ceramics from Alfred University in New York.