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William Gerard Wagner

William Gerard Wagner, American dean, information scientist, consultant, physicist, investment manager. Richard Chase Tolman postdoctoral fellow, 1962-1965. Member of American Physical Society, National Association Security Dealers, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Wagner, William Gerard was born on August 22, 1936 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of Gerard C. and Mary V. (Cloone) Wagner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy (National Science Foundation fellow, Howard Hughes fellow), California Institute of Technology, 1962.

    Career

    • Consultant Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1960-1965. Senior staff physicist Hughes Research Laboratory, Malibu, 1960-1969. Lecturer physics California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1963-1965.

      Assistant professor physics University California at Irvine, 1965-1966. Associate professor physics and electrical engineering University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1966-1969, professor departments physics and electrical engineering, since 1969, dean division natural science and mathematics College Letters, Arts and Sciences, 1973-1987, dean interdisciplinary studies and developmental activities, 1987-1989, special assistant automated record services, 1975-1981. Founder program in neural, informational & behavioral science, since 1982.

      Chairman board Malibu Securities Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1971. Consultant Janus Management Corporation, Los Angeles, 1970-1971, Croesus Capital Corporation, Los Angeles, 1971-1974, Finance Horizons Inc., Beverly Hills, California, since 1971. Allied member Pacific Stock Exchange, 1974-1982.

      Finance and computer consultant Hollywood Reporter, 1979-1981. Member advisory council for emerging engineering technologies National Science Foundation, 1987-1989. Consultant Wagner Technology Solutions, Los Angeles, since 2001.

    Works

    • Contributor articles on physics to science publications.

    Membership

    Member of American Physical Society, National Association Security Dealers, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Agatha Rowe, January 30, 1968 (divorced 1978). Children: Mary, Robert, David, Anne. Married Christiane LeGuen, February 21, 1985 (divorced 1989).

      Married Yvonne Naomi Moussette, December 4, 1995.
    • father: Gerard C. Wagner
    • mother: Mary V. (Cloone) Wagner
    • spouses: Janet Agatha Rowe
    • Christiane LeGuen
    • Yvonne Naomi Moussette
    • children: Mary Wagner
    • Robert Wagner
    • David Wagner
    • Anne Wagner
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    • 1958
      California Institute of Technology
    • 1962
      Howard Hughes fellow)
    • 1960 - 1965
      Consultant, Rand Corporation
      Santa Monica, California, United States
    • 1960 - 1969
      senior, staff physicist Hughes Research Laboratory
      Malibu, California, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      lecturer, physics California Institute of Technology
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      assistant, professor physics University California at Irvine
    • 1966 - 1969
      associate, professor physics and electrical engineering University Southern California
    • 1973 - 1987
      associate, professor physics and electrical engineering University Southern California
    • 1982
      founder program in neural
    • 1987 - 1989
      associate, professor physics and electrical engineering University Southern California
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