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Plant pathology educator , researcher

Rafael Manuel Jiménez-Díaz, Spanish plant pathology educator, researcher. Recipient Jorge Pastor award Spanish Ministry Agriculture, 1981, 83, Agricultural Research award Finucosa, University Córdoba, 1997; Fulbright scholar Cornell University, 1984.

Background

Jiménez-Díaz, Rafael Manuel was born on April 14, 1945 in Écija, Seville, Spain. Son of Antonio Jiménez-Martín and Ana Dias-González.

Education

Graduate in agronomical engineering, Polytechnic University Madrid, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytechnic University Madrid, 1976. Master of Science in Plant Pathology, Cornell University, 1975.

Career

Research plant pathologist National Institute for Agricultural Research, Córdoba, Spain, 1969-1977. Professor plant pathology University Córdoba, since 1977, vice president research, 1981-1983. Researcher professor Spanish Council for Science Research, Córdoba, since 1988, head department crop protection Institute Sustainable Agriculture, 1996-2000, assistant director Institute Agronomy and Plant Protection, 1989-1992, national coordinator for agricultural research, 1992-1995.

Visiting fellow Cornell University, 1984. Research coordinator Food and Agriculture Organization Network on Diseases of Sunflower, 1976-1978. Consultant to Directorate General VI of European Commission to Evaluate Research Proposals, 1994-1999.

Membership

Fellow American Phytopathol. Society; member Spanish Society Phytopathology (president-elect 1981-1984), Mediterranean Phytopath. Union (board directors 1986-1988, 94-97, vice president-elect 1991-1993), New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, swimming, classical music.

Connections

Married María del Mar Gasco-Arcos, August 1, 1971. Children: María Del Mar, Rafael, Rodrigo, Rocío.

father:
Antonio Jiménez-Martín

mother:
Ana Dias-González

spouse:
María del Mar Gasco-Arcos

child:
María Del Mar Jiménez-Díaz

child:
Rafael Jiménez-Díaz

child:
Rodrigo Jiménez-Díaz

child:
Rocío Jiménez-Díaz