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Agricultural engineering educator

Ronald Tacie Noyes, American agricultural engineering educator. Achievements include 6 patents in field; developed new aeration management procedure for controlling insects in stored grain that reduces chemical use, manifolded phosphine fumigation process for grain tanks and silos that reduces chemical use.

Background

Noyes, Ronald Tacie was born on January 4, 1937 in Leedey, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Johnnie Lyle and Anna Madeline (Allen) Noyes.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1961. Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1964. Postgraduate, Purdue University, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education, University Oklahoma, 1998.

Career

Assistant professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1964-1968;chief engineer, Beard Industries, Inc., Frankfort, Indiana, 1968-1981;vice president engineering, Beard Industries, Inc., Frankfort, Indiana, 1981-1985;associate professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1985-1988;professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, since 1988. Consultant Ronald T. Noyes, Professional Agricultural Engineer, Stillwater, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 6 patents in field. Developed new aeration management procedure for controlling insects in stored grain that reduces chemical use, manifolded phosphine fumigation process for grain tanks and silos that reduces chemical use.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Designing Pesticide and Fertilizer Containment Facilities, 1991, revised edition, 1995. Contributor 5 chapters to books. Co-editor, co-author: The Mechanics and Physics of Modern Grain Aeration, 1999, International Engineering Textbook on Stored Grain Aeration, 1999.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Army, 1961-1963. Fellow American Society Agricultural Engineers. Member Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National Agricultural Aviation Association (associate), Experimental Aircraft Association.

Connections

Married Zona Gail McMillen, April 16, 1960. Children: Cynthia Gail, Ronald Scott, David Eric.

father:
Johnnie Lyle Noyes

mother:
Anna Madeline (Allen) Noyes

spouse:
Zona Gail McMillen

children:
Cynthia Gail Noyes

Ronald Scott Noyes

David Eric Noyes