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Geochemist , planetary scientist

John Frederick Wacker, American Geochemist, planetary scientist. Howard Hughes Medical Foundation fellow, 1973; recipient U. Arizona State scholar, 1977. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Astronomical Society, American Geophysical Union, American Society Mass Spectrom, Meteoritical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Wacker, John Frederick was born on December 10, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Warren Ernest Clyde and Ann Romeyn (MacMillan) Wacker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Arizona, 1982.

Career

Research associate, University of Chicago, 1982-1986; assistant research physicist, Scripps Institute Oceanography, LaJolla, California, 1986-1987; senior research scientist, Battelle, Pacific N.W. Laboratory, Richland, Washington, 1987-1993; technical group leader, Battelle, Pacific N.W. Laboratory, Richland, Washington, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Astronomical Society, American Geophysical Union, American Society Mass Spectrom, Meteoritical Society, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, photography, bicycling, railfan.

Connections

Married Nancy Joann Becker, June 20, 1981. Children: Margaret Ann, Alexandra Romeyn.

father:
Warren Ernest Clyde Wacker

mother:
Ann Romeyn (MacMillan) Wacker

spouse:
Nancy Joann Becker

children:
Margaret Ann Wacker

Alexandra Romeyn Wacker