Title: Retired Nuclear Chemist and Computer Systems Consultant
Company: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
Gregg Carl Giesler, PhD, Retired Nuclear Chemist and Computer Systems Consultant at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in nuclear chemistry and consulting.
Interested in transuranic elements and nuclear chemistry since the eighth grade, Dr. Giesler attended the University of Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1966. After receiving his Doctor of Philosophy in chemical physics from Michigan State University in 1971, he began his tenure at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a staff member. Equally involved in computer systems during his studies, he took on the role of computer systems engineer for Jomar Systems for two years before becoming a consultant for Salem Technical Services, Excel Technical and Environmental Services and the Digital Equipment Corporation until 1999. Between 1999 and 2002, he returned to Los Alamos National Laboratory as a technical staff member. Retiring in 2008, he was an invited professor at the University of New Mexico in Los Alamos for seven years.
Holding a waste management and environmental management certificate, Dr. Giesler also attended the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in 1981, where he was a commander and general staff officer. He retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel. Maintaining membership with the American Chemical Society, where he is a past local membership chairman, he also is affiliated with the American Physical Society. He has also served as a local user group chairman of the Digital Equipment Computer Users Society since 1979. As a testament to his success, Dr. Giesler was featured in the 22nd edition of Who’s Who in the West in 1989. However, he cites making contributing to the sciences to be his greatest achievement.
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