Giday WoldeGabriel is a Geologist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. He serves as co-PI and lead Geologist for the Middle Awash project supporting the human origins field research as well. He served on projects such as site characterization for high-level nuclear waste repository and environmental studies of underground nuclear testing areas. He was selected as Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow and was recognized by the Society of Ethiopians in Diaspora in Washington D.C. He has published extensively.