Jonathan H. Williams

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan WilliamsOccupation: Research Scientist
Born: Middleburg, Cape, South Africa, September 23, 1948

Education:
DPhil, University of Zimbabwe (1978)
MPhil, University of Zimbabwe (1975)
BS in Agriculture, University of London, With Honors (1970)

Career:
Research Scientist, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA (1996-Present)
Principal Scientist, International Crops Research Institute Semi-Arid Tropics, Hyderabad, India (1980-1996)
Research Officer, Government Research and Specialist Services, Harare, Zimbabwe (1969-1980)

Career Related:
Chair, CRSP Council, Cultural Practice (2005-Present); Director, Peanut Collaborative Research Support Program, Griffin, GA (1998-Present); Adviser, Shandong Peanut Research Institute, Quindao, China (1997-2000); Consultant, FAO, Rome, Italy (1996); Consultant, Programme des Nations Unies, Niamey, Niger (1994)

Military:
Sergeant, South African National Defence Force (1967-1980)

Civic:
Chairman, School Board, ISH, India (1983-1985)

Achievements:
Achievements include invention of printed circuit tube solarimeter; Invention of soil water probe; Invention of cover measurement; Development of non-descructive growth analysis; Research in aflatoxin as a factor in developing country public health; Invention of energy recovery from engine exhausts; First to established relationship between alfatxoin exposure and HIV incidence; Invention of a secondary engine that is added to existing vehicles that add 80% more fuel efficiency

Awards:
Research and Education Award, Georgia Peanut Commission (2004); Farmers Coop Award for Contributions in Zimbabwe Oilseeds Industry (1979)

Memberships:
American Peanut Research and Education Society; Kiwanis International

Political Affiliation:
Independent

Religion:
Episcopal

Family:
Son of David H. Williams; Gwenyth A. Williams
Married Sheila A. Nicol (9/23/1952)
Children: Katherine A. Waters; Elise R.; Alexander J.; Suzannah R.

Hobbies:
Building his own home; Woodworking; Gardening

Email:
twillia@griffin.uga.edu

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2008-2009, 10th Edition (pub. 2007)

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