Born in Palo Alto, CA on August 11.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in physics from Mount Holyoke College and a Master of Science in physics from Stanford University by 1957.
Begins working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Designs and tests the first method used by LLNL to measure nuclear device temperatures.
Marries Peter James Del Grande on June 13; Co-founds Livermore Valley Opera Company and sings opera.
Adopts two-day-old son Robert, born on May 30.
The U.S. 4,005,289 patent is issued: “Method for Identifying Anomalous Terrestrial Heat Flows.”
Is chief executive officer, founder and president of Geo-Temp Corporation, continuing in the roles; Geothermal Resources Bulletin reprints the 1982 pub.
Is the project physicist for DARPA Project: “Airborne Detection of Buried Minefields” at Yuma, AZ until 1991.
Is the project physicist for FAA Project to lower the threshold for detection of corroded fuselages until 1994.
U.S. 5,444,241 co-invented: “Emissivity corrected method to find anomalous structural heat flows.”
Is the project physicist for FHWA Project to improve bridge-deck corrosion inspection techniques until 1999.
Retires from the LLNL NDE Engineering Section as a senior physicist and project physicist.
Is ordained by Ministry of Dawn: Judy & Jerry Ball, at International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem.
Attains the level of Bronze Ambassador with Reliv International, a food science company.
The U.S. 7,157,714 patent issued: “Thermal imaging method to detect subsurface objects;” DARPA’s contract: “Underground Tunnel & Facility Detection Using Thermal Inertia Imaging.”
Authors the paper: “Thermal inertia contrast detection of subsurface structures,” SPIE vol. 7299.
Canadian 2,514,982 patent issued: “Thermal imaging method to detect subsurface objects;” Briefs U.S. Government Agencies of DIRECT company method.
Israeli 169,978 patent granted: “Method For Remotely Sensing Subsurface Objects And Air Gaps.”
U.S. 8,787,619 “Temporal Thermal Imaging Method For Detecting Subsurface Objects & Voids.”
Geo-Temp’s U.S. registered DIRECT® method Proof of Concept, Phase 1, is conducted in Israel.