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reliability engineer

Gerald Phillip Mettler, American Reliability engineer. Achievements include research in predictive technology.


Mettler, Gerald Phillip was born on October 24, 1936 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph Lucian and Dorothy Louise (Bixler) Mettler.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, Illinois Benedictine College (name now Benedictine University), 1958. Master of Science in Management Engineering, George Washington University, 1972.


Engineer Sperry Gyroscope Company, Great Neck, New York, 1958-1966. Reliability engineer Aeronautical Radio Incorporated Research Corporation subsidiary Aeronautical Radio Incorporated, Annapolis, Maryland, 1966-1977. Founder, president Reltem Research, Paw Paw, Michigan, 1977-1980.

Principal reliability engineer Gould Ocean Systems, Cleveland, 1980-1983. Staff reliability engineer Tactical Defense Systems Lockheed Martin, Akron, since 1983. Presenter in field.


  • Achievements include research in predictive technology.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Institutional representative Boy Scouts American, Bowie, Maryland, 1972—1977. Catholic youth organization advisor St. Pius X Church, Fort Worth, 1960—1962. Teacher Sunday school Sacred Heart Church, Warner Robins, Georgia, 1962—1965.

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Quality Control, Motivators Square Dance Club (president since 1992).


Married Patricia Parent Mettler, May 23, 1959. Children: James Anthony, Kenneth Joseph, Lisa Catherine, Charles Matthew.

Joseph Lucian Mettler

Dorothy Louise (Bixler) Mettler

Patricia Parent Mettler

James Anthony Mettler

Kenneth Joseph Mettler

Lisa Catherine Mettler

Charles Matthew Mettler