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Willem Frederik Johan Vermaas

Willem Frederik Johan Vermaas, Dutch, American molecular geneticist, educator. Recipient Chemistry prize Unilever, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1980, Presidential Young Investigator award National Science Foundation, Washington, 1990; research grantee, since 1987, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation research fellow, 1999.

Background

  • Vermaas, Willem Frederik Johan was born on June 3, 1959 in Rhoon, The Netherlands. Came to the United States, 1984. Son of Arie and Wilhelmina F.J. (Traas) Vermaas.

  • Education

    • Kandidaats, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1979. Ingenieurs, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1982. Doctorate, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1984.

    Career

    • Research associate University Illinois, Urbana, 1980-1981, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1981-1982, Technology University, Berlin, 1982-1983. Scientist Agricultural University, Wageningen, 1983-1984. Visiting scientist DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware, 1984-1986.

      Assistant professor Arizona State University, Tempe, 1986-1990, associate professor, 1990-1994, professor, since 1994. Visiting professor Stockholm (Sweden) University, 1992-1993, Ruhr University, Germany, 1999-2000. Directors Arizona State University Photosynthesis Center, Tempe, 1994-2000.

      Panel manager photosynthesis/respiration competitive grants program United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1999.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Meiny Van Der Heide, April 10, 1985. Children: Joshua Vincent, Theodore Wilfred.
    • father: Arie Vermaas
    • mother: Wilhelmina F.J. (Traas) Vermaas
    • spouse: Meiny Van Der Heide
    • children: Joshua Vincent Vermaas
    • Theodore Wilfred Vermaas
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    Born June 3, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Agricultural University
    • 1982
      Agricultural University
    • 1984
      Agricultural University
    • 1980 - 1981
      Research associate, University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      Research associate, University Illinois
      East Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      Research associate, University Illinois
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1983 - 1984
      scientist, Agricultural University
      Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands
    • 1984 - 1986
      visiting scientist, DuPont
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      assistant, professor Arizona State University
      Tempe, Arizona, United States
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