Nancy Kerr Del Grande

Nancy Kerr Del Grande

Chief Executive Officer | Geo-Temp Corporation

Ms. Del Grande is a physicist and the co-founder and chief executive officer of Geo-Temp Corporation, a firm developing proprietary thermal imaging technologies and offering a range of geophysical surveying services since 1985. A teen during World War II, Ms. Del Grande developed a passion for science after learning about the Manhattan Project and seeing her father consult for the United States military. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in physics from Mount Holyoke College and a Master of Science in physics from Stanford University and began her career as a physicist for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 1959. Among other accomplishments, Ms. Del Grande was the first female physicist to design and test a major nuclear device diagnostic experiment and holds several patents for thermal imaging technologies. Ms. Del Grande has written and lectured extensively, attended several United Nations symposia, and was a United Nations appointee to the University of Mexico. She remained a senior physicist with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory until 1999, and her work influenced DARPA project allocation as well as civilian research and development. She credits her success to curiosity, a love for her field, and a desire to serve her country.

Marquis Crew Video

Ms. Del Grande discusses her time with Geo-Temp Corporation, her work building the company, and the technological advances she has helped create.

Marquis Legacy Video

A professionally-produced video outlines Ms. Del Grande’s career journey and highlights.

Marquis Radio

Ms. Del Grande discusses her work with Geo-Temp Corporation in a Marquis Radio interview.

Fortune Magazine

Ms. Del Grande appeared in Fortune Magazine as a Marquis Top Scientist.

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Who's Who in the World

A global press release celebrates Ms. Del Grande’s inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in the World.

Marquis Millennium Magazine

Ms. Del Grande discusses her work and inspirations in the ninth edition of Marquis Millennium Magazine.

Top Professionals

In honor of her long and successful career, Ms. Del Grande was named a Marquis Top Scientist.

Marquis Newsletter

Ms. Del Grande shares updates and future plans in a Marquis Newsletter.

Nancy Kerr Del Grande

Wall Street Journal

Ms. Del Grande appeared among a group of Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award recipients in the Wall Street Journal.

Nancy Kerr Del Grande

Marquis Humanitarian Award

In recognition of the lasting benefits of her work, Ms. Del Grande was presented with the Marquis Humanitarian Award.

Marquis Milestones Timeline

Ms. Del Grande’s Marquis Milestones timeline offers a chronology of her professional journey and achievements.

Marquis Who's Who

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