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Dr. Michael L. Telson

Vice President for Energy Programs

General Atomics

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General Atomics

3550 Court

San Diego, California 92121

United States

Company Description

For over 25 years, General Atomics has been producing and using X-Ray systems for high temperature plasma diagnostics. Applications include measurement of electron temperature, determination of impurity concentrations, imaging, investigation of instabilit ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Financial Officer

U.S. Department of Energy


Advisory Board Member
Vector Analytica Inc

Board Member

Board of Advisors Member
Life Frames Inc

Senior Fellow
United States Association for Energy Economics

Board Member
Federation of American Scientists

Senior Analyst of the Committee On the Budget
U.S. House of Representatives

Board Member
Scientists and Engineers for America

American Physical Society

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

FORUM Member
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Board of Advisors Member
The Atomic Heritage Foundation

Board of Advisors Member
The Manhattan Project Heritage Preservation Association Inc

Board Member
The Alliance for Democracy

Secretary of Energy

Congressional Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science


Master's degree ( M.S. )


Sloan School of Management


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Dr. Michael Telson

Dr. Michael Telson, Former CFO, U.S. Department of Energy Dr. Telson is presently Vice President for Energy programs at General Atomics of San Diego, CA. in its DC office. Before that,...

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Michael L. Telson

Michael L. Telson is the Vice President for Energy and Electromagnetic Systems in the Washington, DC office of the General Atomics Corporation of San Diego, CA. He also has an appointment at the University of California Washington, DC Center as its Assistant Director for Science Initiatives. Before that, he served as senior advisor on energy and science programs to the University of California, as well as Director of National Laboratory Affairs, in its Washington Office of Federal Governmental Relations. From 1997 - 2001, he served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). He reported directly to Secretaries Pena, Richardson and Abraham advising them on all financial matters. Before the DOE, he served as the energy and science analyst on the staff of the Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives. He was responsible for reviewing the programs of the DOE, the NSF, and NASA, as well as government-wide R&D policy. He was with the Budget Committee from 1975 to 1995.
In 1999, he was elected AAAS Fellow "for distinguished contributions in the formulation of science and technology policies and budgets and in interpretation of these policies and budgets to the scientific community. In 2004, he was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society "for his contributions as both a senior congressional staffer, and a senior official in the US Department of Energy, to the support of the physical sciences in the US. In 2002, he was elected a Senior Fellow of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics. He holds Ph.D., E.E., M.S., and B.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He was a Hertz Fellow throughout his graduate studies.

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Dr. Michael L. Telson Chief Financial Officer Department of Energy

Michael L.Telson was confirmed by the US Senate on October 28, 1997 to serve as the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Energy.As Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Telson is responsible for advising the Secretary of Energy on all financial matters including the preparations and execution of the Department's nearly $17 billion annual budget.Prior to his confirmation, he served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of energy, working on budget, science and energy issues of the Department; before that, he served as a special assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Energy.He has been at the Department of Energy since January of 1995.
Prior to his service with the Department of Energy, he served as a senior analyst on the staff of the Committee on the Budget, US House of Representatives.He was responsible for reviewing energy, science, and space issues in the federal budget including the programs of the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and NASA, as well as government-wide R&D policy, and certain user fee programs (including FCC spectrum auction issues).
He was with the Budget Committee since 1975.In the 95th Congress, he also served as the staff economist of the House Ad Hoc Committee on Energy, created to help enact the 1978 National Energy Act.In the 96th Congress, he also served as staff coordinator to the Speaker's Task Force on Energy created to deal with problems relating to the 1979 oil shortages.Dr. Telson served one year (1973-1974) as a Congressional Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) with the US Senate Energy Committee.From 1980 to 1984 he served on the governing Council of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), and was General Chairman of its first annual meeting in 1979.
He holds Ph.D., E.E., M.S., and B.S. degrees in electrical engineering form MIT, and a Master's degree (M.S.) in management from the Sloan School of Management.He was a Hertz fellow throughout his graduate studies.

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