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C. Alan Rotz Edit Profile

educator , Agricultural engineer

C. Alan Rotz, American agricultural engineer, educator. Certified professional engineer, Michigan. Recipient award for Excellence, Association State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors, 1999, Merit award, American Forage and Grassland Council, 1992. Fellow: American Society Agricultural Engineers (Blue Ribbon award 1981, 1993); member: Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council, American Forage and Grassland Council (Merit award 1992).

Background

Rotz, C. Alan was born on September 7, 1951 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert L. and Margret A. Rotz.

Education

Bachelor, Elizabethtown College, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1974. MSAE, Pennsylvania State University, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1978—1981. Agricultural engineer USDA/Agricultural Research Service, 1981—1997, University Park, Pennsylvania, since 1997. Adjunct professor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1981—1997, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Certified professional engineer, Michigan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American Society Agricultural Engineers (Blue Ribbon award 1981, 1993). Member: Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council, American Forage and Grassland Council (Merit award 1992).

Connections

Married Robin L. McCartney, November 13, 1976. Children: Ashley, Dustin.

father:
Robert L.

mother:
Margret A. Rotz

spouse:
Robin L. McCartney

child:
Ashley Rotz

child:
Dustin Rotz