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Dr. Michael L. Telson Ph.D.

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Board of Advisors Member

Local Address:  California , United States
Life Frames Inc
Quay Gallery 430 Clementina St.
San Francisco , California 94103
United States

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Master's degree ( M.S. ) , management
    Sloan School of Management
  • Ph.D.
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Web References
About the Growers, 8 July 2015 [cached]
Michael Telson, Former Chief Financial Officer of US Department of Energy (Washington DC)
SEA’s Board of Directors « Scientists & Engineers for America, 29 Nov 2011 [cached]
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.
UCOP - Federal Governmental Relations, 10 Feb 2010 [cached]
Dr. Michael Telson
Science Advisor (202) 974-6306
The Cheney/Baker Strategic Energy Plan: History and Illusion : IMC Maritimes, 15 Dec 2003 [cached]
MICHAEL L. TELSON has been Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Department of Energy since October of 1997.He was Senior Analyst of the Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives, served as the Staff Economist if the House Ad Hoc Committee on Energy, and on the governing council of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).
2gprabio, 29 June 1999 [cached]
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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