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Thomas Zega

Affiliation/Institution: Naval Research Laboratory
Phone: 202-404-2082
Email: thomas.zega@nrl.navy.mil
  Code 6366 
  4555 Overlook Ave. SW 
  Washington D.C.  20375 

University prior to coming to ASU: Rutgers
Status at ASU: Ph.D., Geology, 2003
Time period at ASU: July 1998 to December 2003

My family and myself

Name of spouse/partner

Names, birth dates of children, and their activities
Alexandra, 2/28/04, singing and writing
Nicholas, 12/15/05, collecting flags

Your current and/or former position and duties
Current: Staff Member, Materials Science and Technology Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C.
Former: National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
Former Former: ASU
Former Former Former: Research Associate working with Fred Allen (former 7*Mer)

I am currently funded 50% by DOD and 50% by NASA, and so I look at a diverse set of samples including electronic materials, primitive meteorites, and presolar grains. Much of my current research involves a combination of in situ liftout with a FIB-SEM followed by TEM analysis (including HRTEM, HAADF, EDS, and EELS), and I'm fortunate to have access to excellent facilities.

Special activities, honors, awards, imprisonments, etc.
With two young children, I have no discretionary time that might otherwise allow me to be honored or imprisoned.

Contact information: phone number(s), home and/or work addresses, email addresses, etc.
Materials Science and Technology Division
Naval Research Laboratory
Code 6366
4555 Overlook Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20375

Voice: 202-404-2082
Fax: 202-767-1697
Lab: 202-404-2501

7 * M Research Group at Arizona State University