Pellissippi State Tech. Comm. College

Natural and Behavioral Sciences

DR. CHRISTOPHER G. MILNE

P.O. Box 22990

Knoxville, TN. 37933-0990

(865) 981-5358

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Plant and Soil Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 1988.  Major: Plant Physiology/Plant Growth Regulators.

M.S. in Plant and Soil Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 1985.  Major: Plant Physiology/Nutrition.

B.S. in Biology, Lycoming College, Williamsport Pa., 1982.  Completed 16 hours in advanced computer programming.  GPA 3.6/4.0 

Financed 100%  of graduate education with Graduate Research Assistantships.

EXPERIENCE:

Full-Time Instructor.

Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Blount County Campus.  Instructed general biology lectures and laboratories.  Instructed Introduction to Agriculture.  Fall 1997-present.

Part-Time Full-Time Instructor.

Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Blount County Campus.  Instructed general biology lectures and laboratories.  Fall 1996-Spring 1997 semesters.

Adjunct Instructor.

 Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Blount County Campus.  Instructed general biology lectures and laboratories.  Fall 1995-Spring 1996 semesters.

Vice President.

 Agri-Tek, Inc.  October 1990-present. Directed Corporate Operations.  In charge of product licensing and marketing. 

Vice President.

 PPT Incorporated. February 1989-present.  Headed Prototype and Product Development.  Outlined developmental timetables, costs, and suppliers.  Worked on partented microbase development.

Research Associate.

Department of Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  June 1988-February 1989. Working at Oak Ridge National Laboratories on Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS).  Working with Lasers, Scanning Electron Microscopes, Cryogenic and Diffusion evaporation equipment.  Performing research on chemical detection using SERS.

Graduate Research Assistant. 

Department of Plant and Soil Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 1982-1988.  Maintained research plots.  Designed pesticide and fertilizer programs.  Conducted laboratory work.  Supervised field crews.  Worked with Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, Gas Chromatographs, Infrared Gas Analyzers, ADC portable Photosynthesis System, Hunter Colorimeter and others.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

 President. Governor John Sevier Memorial Association Board of Directors.  Presided over a 13 member board responsible with the running and operation of Marble Springs State Historic Farmstead.  Summer 1998-Present.

Member New Providence Presbyterian Church, Maryville,TN

Associate Pastor Search Commmittee 1998-2000

Adult Education Committee 1995-1997

Elected Deacon October 1995

Ushering Committee 1995-1998

House and Grounds Committee 1995-1998

 

City Alderman. Greenback, TN. 1994-1996, 1996-1998

Co Director, Greenback Fall Festivel, 1995,1996

Planning Commission. Greenback, TN. 1992-Present

President/Head Coach.

 Greater Knoxville Masters Swim team.  Nov. 1985-Aug 1991.  Designing workouts for competitive, triathalon and fitness swimmers. Organizing meet schedules.  First place team at the 1987,88,89,90 Georgia Masters St. Patricks Day Invitational, 1987,88,89 Southeastern Masters Champions.

Student Assistant and Operator. 

Lycoming College Computing Center, Lycoming College. 1980-1982. Evaluated student programing problems.  Trained new operators.  Responsible for system shutdown and change-over.

AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES

 Awarded 1988 Tennessee Agricultural Chemical Assoc.

Outstanding Graduate Student Award.

Received 1988 University Of Tennessee Chancellors

Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise.

First Place winner in 1988 University of Tennessee Sigma Xi Paper  Presentation Competition.

Ag Student-Faculty Committee

Departmental Graduate Student Representative 1986-1987

Departmental Committees

Seminar Committee

Curriculum Committee

Computer Committee

Graduate Student representative for Faculty meetings.

Awarded Graduate Research Assistantship for Doctoral

degree in 1985.

Awarded Graduate Research Assistantship for Masters

degree in 1983.

            PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 Tennessee Agricultural Chemical Association

American Society for Horticultural Science

Tennessee Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association

PRESENTATIONS / PUBLICATIONS:

The Effects of Calcium and Boron on Apple Trees When

Applied Through Microjet Irrigation. Christopher G. Milne, Dennis E. Deyton and Jeffery D. Wolt. HortScience

Abstract published in HortScience 20(3):533

Presented at the 1986 A.S.H.S. National Meeting. 

Published in Tennessee Farm and Home Science #146  Sp. 1988

The Effects of Varying Foliar Application Regimes of Paclobutrazol on Season-long Vegetative Growth Control of Bearing Age ‘Golden Delicious’ Apple Trees. Christopher G. Milne and Dennis E. Deyton.

Abstract published in HortScience 22(5):719 Presented at the 1987 Southern Regional A.S.H.S meeting.

Entered in Competition for the 1987 American Pomological Societies U. P. Hedrick Award.

Published in Fruit Variety Journal

 

The Influence of Paclobutrazol on Stomatal Conductance and Photosynthesis of Potted Apple and Peach Trees. Christopher G. Milne, Dennis E. Deyton and Carl E. Sams.

Abstract published in HortScience 22(5):1037

Presented at the 1987 A.S.H.S. National Meeting.

The Influence of Paclobutrazol on the Morphological  Development of Potted Apple and Peach Trees. Christopher G. Milne and Dennis E. Deyton.Abstract published in HortScience 22(5):1038

Presented at the 1987 A.S.H.S. National Meeting.

The Influence of Paclobutrazol on Photosynthesis and

Stomatal Conductance of Potted Apple and Peach Trees During Water Stress.  Christopher G. Milne, Dennis E. Deyton and Carl E. Sams.

Abstract published in HortScience 22(5):1143

Presented at the 1987 A.S.H.S. National Meeting.

            PATENTS:

Apparatus and Microbase for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy.  Christopher G. Milne, Paulus P. Shelby, Jr. and David L. Bailey.  Granted 5/21/91.

Method of Preparing a Pre-determined Active Agent Stock Solution for Liposomal Microencapsulation of Active Agents for Agricultural Uses.  Christopher G. Milne and Paulus P. Shelby, Jr.  Pending.

Agricultural Pesticide Formulations.  Christopher G. Mi

 

 Semester Schedule

(Fall 2013)

 

Office hours are marked above.

 Phone #: 981-5358

 If my door is closed PLEASE KNOCK.

Last Updated: Aug. 21, 2013

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