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Agronomist

Jacob Rueegg, Swiss agronomist. With Swiss Army, 1980-1994. Member Swiss Association Agronomists (president commission international agriculture since 1995).

Background

Rueegg, Jacob was born on January 29, 1950 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Jimmy and Margaret (Fuchsmann) Rueegg.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Technology College, Zürich, Switzerland, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Technology University, Zürich, Switzerland, 1976.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Waite Institute, Adelaide, Australia, 1977-1978; assistant professor, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, 1978-1982; independent consultant in agronomy, Zürich, 1982-1985; research scientist, Swiss Federal Research Institute, Waedenswil, Switzerland, 1985-1990; senior scientist, Swiss Federal Research Institute, Waedenswil, Switzerland, since 1991. Consultant, translator science texts Novartis, Turkey, Indonesia, Mali, since 1990. Science journalist IRRI, The Philippines, Laos, 1993.

Membership

With Swiss Army, 1980-1994. Member Swiss Association Agronomists (president commission international agriculture since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking, foreign languages, photography, classical music.

Connections

Married Tri Tamrin, August 20, 1986. Children: Priska and Marlies (twins).

father:
Jimmy Rueegg

mother:
Margaret (Fuchsmann) Rueegg

spouse:
Tri Tamrin

child:
Priska and Marlies Rueegg (twins)