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Norman Leonidas Gauthier

Norman Leonidas Gauthier was American biology professor. Achievements include discovery of adjuvants and flowable formulations; development of new pesticide formulations; research in IPM and biocontrols; patents pending for adjuvants. National Science fellowship, University Nebraska, 1960.

Background

  • Gauthier, Norman Leonidas was born on September 18, 1938 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1960. Master of Science, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1966.

    Career

    • Pesticide labeling specialist Geigy Agriculture Chemicals, Ardsley, New York, 1966—1967. North East research representative Ciba-Geigy Chemical Corporation, Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1967—1970. Development manager produced development Agway Inc, Syracuse, New York, 1970—1977.

      Senior scientist entomologist Agway Research and Development, 1977—1985. Adjunct professor Onondaga Community College, 1980—1984. Senior extension educator Certificate in Superior Studies University Connecticut, West Hartford Campus University Connecticut, 1985—1989.

      Certificate in Superior Studies extension center administrator University Connecticut Coop Extension Systems, 1990—1994. Head new home & garden center University Connecticut Department Plant Science, Storrs, 1995—1998, associate professor extension special, 1997—2004, professor emeritus, since 2004. Adjunct professor Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of adjuvants and flowable formulations. Development of new pesticide formulations. Research in IPM and biocontrols.

      Patents pending for adjuvants.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Membership

    Volunteer animal rescuer Pelican Man Bird Sanctuary, Sarasota, Florida, 2005—2007. Vice- president Village Green HO Association, Bradenton, 2005—2008. Chair: United States Department of Agriculture national review communications United States Department of Agriculture, Washington.

    Chair USDA-Agriculture Research, Washington, 1992—1994.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Bonnie Bell Weber Gauthier. Children: Julie Lisa, Beth Michele Colosi, Bonnie Claire McLean.
    • spouse: Bonnie Bell Weber Gauthier
    • children: Julie Lisa Gauthier
    • Beth Michele Colosi Gauthier
    • Bonnie Claire McLean Gauthier
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    Nationality
    • 1960
      University Massachusetts
    • 1962
      University Nebraska
    • 1966
      Cornell University
    • 1966 - 1967
      Pesticide labeling specialist, Geigy Agriculture Chemicals
      Ardsley, New York, United States
    • 1967 - 1970
      North East research representative Ciba-Geigy Chemical Corporation
      Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
    • 1970 - 1977
      development manager, produced development Agway Inc
      Syracuse, New York, United States
    • 1977 - 1985
      senior, scientist entomologist Agway Research & Development
    • 1980 - 1984
      adjunct professor, Onondaga Community College
    • 1985 - 1989
      senior, extension educator Certificate in Superior Studies University Connecticut
    • 1990 - 1994
      Certificate in Superior Studies extension center administrator, University Connecticut Coop Extension Systems
    • 1995 - 1998
      head, new home & garden center University Connecticut Department Plant Science
    • 2006
      adjunct professor, Manatee Community College
      Bradenton, Florida, United States
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