Recognition and Awards

Faculty and Staff who are Members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, or American Academy of Arts and Sciences:

Dr. Max D. Summers (Member of the National Academy of Sciences)
Dr. Perry L. Adkisson emeritus (Member of the National Academy of Sciences)

Faculty and Staff who are Fellows of National/International Scientific/Disciplinary Associations

Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Faculty Fellows:

Dr. Patricia Pietrantonio (2006)
Dr. James A. Reinert (2003)
Dr. Linda Guarino (2000)
Dr. S. Bradleigh Vinson (1998)
Dr. George L. Teetes emeritus (1998)

Texas A&M University Regents Fellows:

Texas Agricultural Experiment Station – Dr. Jeffrey Slosser (2001-2002)
Texas Cooperative Extension – Dr. Bastiaan “Bart” M. Drees (1998-1999)

Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science – Dr. Max D. Summers

Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology – Dr. Max D. Summers

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science – Dr. Max D. Summers

Faculty and Staff who Serve on Editorial or Advisory Boards of National/International Professional Journals

Dr. Michael Brewer
Subject Editor, Journal of Economic Entomology
Editorial Board, Journal of Integrated Pest Management

Dr. Darrell Bay
Section Editor, Insecticide and Acaricide Tests
Editor, Southwestern Entomologist

Dr. Julio Bernal
Editorial Board, Insect Science and Its Application
Associate Editor, Southwestern Entomologist

Dr. Craig Coates
Editorial Board, Journal of Insect Science

Dr. Linda Guarino
Editorial Board, Journal of Virology
Editorial Board, Virus Research

Dr. John Oswald
Editorial Board, Annals of ESA

Dr. Patricia Pietrantonio
Editorial Board, Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology
Subject Editor 2006-2007, Environmental Entomology

Dr. Max Summers
Editor, Virology
Manuscript Sponsor, Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences
Executive Editor, Protein Purification and Expression

Dr. Pete Teel
Editorial Board, Southwestern Entomologist

Dr. S. Bradleigh Vinson
Editorial Board, Archives Insect Biochemistry and Physiology
Editorial Board, Biocontrol Science and Technology
Editorial Board, Biological Control
Editorial Board, Trends in Agriculture Science:Entomology
Editorial Board, Insect Biology

Dr. Robert Wharton
Editorial Advisor, Journal of Natural History
Dr. Ted Wilson Subject Editor, Vedalia (scientific journal of the Sociedad Mexicana
de Control Biologico) – 2004
Member, International Review Board, Annals of Botany, 2004
Editor, Texas Rice Newsletter, 2001-present
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Insect Science, 2000-present

Dr. Jim Woolley
North American Editor, Cladistics

Faculty and Staff Appointments to National/International Panels and Committees and Other Professional Activities

Dr. Darrell Bay
Chair, Awards Committee, Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America
Chair, 2003 Distinguished Service to the Certification Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America Judging Panel

Dr. Robert Coulson
Executive Committee National IPM Network

Dr. Roger Gold
Chair of Publications Council, Entomological Society of America
Publications Council, Entomological Society of America
National Conference on Urban Entomology, Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Marvin Harris
Governing Board Representative of the Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America

Dr. John Oswald
Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America
Representative to Systematics Resources Committee
President, International Association of Neuropterology
Vice President, International Association of Neuropterology

Dr. Tanya Pankiw
Vice President of the Apiculture and Social Insects Section of Entomological Society of America

Dr. Max Summers
American Academy of Microbiology, Board of Governors Nominating Committee

Dr. Robert Wharton
Board of Trustees, American Entomological Institute

Dr. Jim Woolley
Secretary, International Society of Hymenopterists

Significant Awards Received by Faculty and Staff and Holders of Endowed Chairs or Professorships

Dr. Bart Drees

  • Entomological Foundation’s 2003 Integrated Pest Management Team Award (sponsored by Dow Agrosciences)

Dr. Ray Frisbie emeritus

  • Entomological Foundation’s 2003 Integrated Pest Management Team Award (sponsored by Dow Agrosciences)

Dr. Roger Gold

  • Holder of the Endowed Chair in Urban and Structural Entomology
  • 2003 TAMU Association of Former Students’ Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching at the College Level
  • 2002 PCT/Syngenta Professional Products Leadership Class

Dr. Kevin Heinz

  • Entomological Foundation’s 2003 Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (sponsored by Syngenta Corporation)

Dr. Mike Merchant

  • TAMU Entomological Society of America’s 2003 Distinguished Service to the Certification Program Award

Dr. Patricia Pietrantonio

  • TAMU Executive Vice President and Provost’s Diversity Award for Individual Achievement

Dr. Max Summers

  • Distinguished Professor and Holder of the Endowed Chair in Agricultural Biotechnology
  • TAMU System 2003 Spirit of Innovation Award for “Global Outreach and Institutional Reputation”
  • Appointed to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Advisory Committee on Research Programs, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • One of world’s most cited authors and is listed as one of the top 250 most highly cited researchers in microbiology worldwide
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA) 1999 Outstanding Inventor of the Year Award

Dr. S. Bradleigh Vinson

  • Entomological Foundation’s 2003 Integrated Pest Management Team Award (sponsored by Dow Agrosciences)

Dr. L. Ted Wilson

  • Jack B. Wendt Endowed Chair in Rice Research

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