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Gerald Fraser

Gerald T. Fraser is Chief of the Sensor Science Division within the Physical Measurement Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Fraser received a Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from Harvard University and was a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at NIST. His research is in the area of molecular spectroscopy, intermolecular forces, and atmospheric transmittance, and is summarized in some 130 technical publications. He is a member of the APS, AGU, SPIE, and ASTM and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. 

Gerald Fraser


Division Chief
Sensor Science Division

Employment History:

1985-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD


Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

B.A. Chemistry, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Phone: 301-975-3797
Fax: 301-869-5700