Applied Energetics CEO, Gregory J. Quarles, Ph.D., Appointed to Roundtable of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Tucson, AZ, Aug. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Applied Energetics, Inc.(OTCQB: AERG), today announced that Gregory J. Quarles, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Applied Energetics has been appointed to serve as a member of the Army Board on Research and Development’s Energetics Roundtable at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in Washington, D.C. This appointment is designated to contribute to the activities of the Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences as they seek to provide insights and advice to the Army Board on Research and Development on emerging issues and opportunities that can advance energetic sciences for Army needs. 

“I am deeply honored by this appointment and am looking forward to drawing on leadership experiences gained across public, private and non-profit sectors to contribute to the critical work of the Army Board on Research and Development and to the Academies,” said Gregory J. Quarles, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Applied Energetics.


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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have been called upon by government agencies and the U.S. Congress to provide objective, science-based advice on important issues affecting the nation for more than 150 years. The U.S. military turns to us for independent advice on topics related to research, development, and application of science and technology in support of military matters. We provide a level of independence, quality, and visibility that cannot be matched by other scientific advisory boards. Our board members are widely recognized industry, academic, and former military experts that serve without compensation and are formally appointed by the President of the National Academy of Sciences. 


Applied Energetics, Inc., “AE” based in Tucson, Arizona, specializes in development and manufacture of advanced high-performance lasers, high voltage electronics, advanced optical systems, and integrated guided energy systems for defense, aerospace, industrial, and scientific customers worldwide. Applied Energetics pioneered and holds all crucial intellectual property rights to the development and use of Laser Guided Energy (LGE) technology and related solutions for commercial, defense and security applications, and are protected by 25 patents and 11 additional Government Sensitive Patent Applications “GSPA”. The company’s 11 GSPA’s are held under secrecy orders of the US government and allow AE greatly extended protection rights. 

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