About Gilles Bussod

An experienced geologist, Gilles Bussod serves as a Principal Scientist with New England Research, Inc., where he focuses on the study of applied hydrogeophysics. In this position, Gilles Bussod has played an instrumental role in the development of an integrated upscaling methodology that scientists can use to characterize fossil fuel reservoirs and other environmental sites. Having served as the Principal Investigator for several different projects, he additionally acts as an Adjunct Professor of Geology at the University of Vermont in Burlington. Gilles Bussod also earned an appointment to the United States Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board’s Radiation Advisory Committee. The committee analyzes the research conducted to inform various regulation and policy decisions and incorporates 10 to 12 experts from a range of scientific disciplines.

Extensively educated, Gilles Bussod holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Geology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a second doctorate in geophysics from the Université Paris Diderot in France. He also earned a graduate degree and two Bachelors of Science from the University of Washington in Seattle. In addition, he studied at the Université de Rennes-Beaulieu in France. Today, he remains actively involved with the academic community through memberships in several organizations, including the Geological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, the European Union of Geosciences, and European Geophysical Society.

Before assuming his current position, Gilles Bussod acted as the President of Science Network International, Inc., in Santa Fe and served as a Staff Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he focused on geoanalysis, geochemistry, and hydrogeology. He has additionally functioned as a Science Fellow with the Bayerisches Geoinstitut in Bayreuth, Germany.


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