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Andrew Landers, PhD.

Pesticide application technology specialist

312 Barton Lab
Department of Entomology, NYSAES
Cornell University
Geneva , NY 14456

Tel: (315) 787-2429

Fax: (315) 787-2326

email:ajl31@cornell.edu

EDUCATION
1992 Ph.D. University of Bath, UK
1984 M.S. Cranfield University, UK
1970 MRAC Royal Agricultural College, UK


ACADEMIC RANKS

Senior Extension Associate: 1999


PRIMARY DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAM AREA
Pesticide application technology in the Department of Entomology at NYSAES, and Biological and Environmental Engineering, Ithaca


AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Pesticide application technology, agricultural engineering


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1994-96 Head, Department of Agric. Eng., Harper Adams University College, Newport. UK
1983-94 Senior Tutor in Agric. Engineering, Royal Agricultural College.UK
1975-83 Tutor in Agric. Engineering, Royal Agricultural College.UK
1972-74 Tutor in Agricultural Engineering at Aylesbury College.UK


HONORS AND AWARDS
1983 Douglas Bomford Trust
1989 Her Majesty' s Agricultural Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive and the Douglas Bomford Trust Travel scholarship
1995 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowship
1996 Royal Academy of Engineering International travel grant
2004 Cornell University International Traveling Fellowship
2004 Viticulture Consortium –East Travel award


CURRENT ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
To develop and maintain the pesticide application technology program, via extension and research


COURSES TAUGHT
Occasional classes on application technology taught in weed science 315, Hort 444 (viticulture) and Hort445 (pomology)

Representative Professional Activities:

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Chartered Engineer
Fellow of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers
Member of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers
Member of the European Society of Agricultural Engineers
Member of the Association of Applied Biologists
Member of the Soil and Water Conservation Society
Member, Epsilon Sigma Phi


PROFESSIONAL HONORARIES
Member, Alpha Epsilon


COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
International/National:
ASAE blue ribbon committee
ASAE P208 Extension and PM41 Pest control and fertilizer application committee
State/Local:
Member of a panel to review agricultural engineering teaching and department facilities at SUNY Morrisville.
College:
Chairman of the Grape workgroup -- a subsection of the Fruit Program Work Team