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Zubler, Edward George

Born: 1925 AD
Died: 2004 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Chemists

1925 – Born 12th of March in Lackawanna, New York.

1943-1946 – Served in the U. S. Army in the 102nd Infantry Division in the Central Europe/Rhineland Campaigns.

         – Attained the rank of Staff Sergeant – Battalion Aid Station. He was awarded a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster (twice), Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster (twice), and a Combat Medics Badge.

1949 – Finished Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Canisius College, which is located in Buffalo, New York.

1950-1953 – Worked as AEC Research Associate.

1953-1987 – Zubler’s affiliation with the General Electric Lighting Research Laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio.

         – Earned a Ph. D. degree in Physical Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Indiana.

1959 – Invented the halogen lamp.

1973 – General Electric Company – first biannual Steinmetz Award.

1976 – Awarded by Toshiba Science Institute (Kawasaki, Japan).

1981 – Received award from Philips Gloeilampenfabrieken.

1987 – 1991 – Consultant in Lamp Chemistry.

1988 – He retired from General Electric.

1992 – Independent consultant in lamp chemistry and lighting technology for the Teltech Resources Network Corporation.

2004 – He died on the 20th of March because of Heart Failure in University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH.