Senior Superintendent of Mechanical Shops, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Born in Owensboro, Ky., Lockart moved with his family to Canoga Park when he was 1. While a high school student, Lockart spent many hours in metal shop and soon developed an interest in building things. He worked in the aerospace prototype industry before coming to UCLA in 1989.
My love of professional off-road racing and my off-road car, Trigger.
All the unique people I encounter on campus every year.
All of our jobs are one-of-a-kind, but some of the strangest requests have been from our demonstration department. For example, we built a bed of nails that a professor would lie on and have a brick crushed on his stomach with a sledgehammer.