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Aaron Lewis Mills

Microbial ecologist

Aaron Lewis Mills, American microbial ecologist. Achievements include progress in describing dynamics of microbial communities, field applications of bacterial injections in aquifers for remediation. Fellow American Academy Microbiology; member American Society Microbiology, American Geophysical Union, International Society of Microbial Ecology.

Background

Mills, Aaron Lewis was born on December 8, 1948 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Son of Leo F. and Betty J. (Atkins) Mills.

Education

Bachelor, Ithaca College, 1970. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1976.

Career

Research associate University Maryland, College Park, 1975-1977. Assistant professor environmental science University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1977-1983, associate professor environmental science, 1983-1990, professor environmental science, since 1990. Committee member National Research Council, Washington, 1995-1997, 98-99.

Visiting scientist Kennedy Space Center, 1998-1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include progress in describing dynamics of microbial communities, field applications of bacterial injections in aquifers for remediation.

Works

  • Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals, including Applied Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Water Resources Research, others.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Microbiology. Member American Society Microbiology, American Geophysical Union, International Society of Microbial Ecology.

Connections

Married Linda K. Blum, December 29, 1987. Children: Sarah Lennox, Scott Lennox.

father:
Leo F. Mills

mother:
Betty J. (Atkins) Mills

spouse:
Linda K. Blum

children:
Sarah Lennox Mills

Scott Lennox Mills