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Education:

Dr. Albert Martini received his BSA (1957) and MS (1958) degrees from the University of Arkansas, and his Ph.D. Degree (1966) from Cornell University.

            He has published several lecture notes, laboratory manuals and over 50 peer reviewed scientific articles in various journals in the U.S.A., Europe and Latin America.

 Albert also enjoys playing the classical guitar, the mountain dulcimer and the organ, as well as painting landscapes in oil colors.

 

Experience:

Head of the Soil Science Department of SICAP.

- Ministry of Agriculture of Panama and University of Arkansas, USDA.

Head of the Soils Program at the University of Panama.

- University of Panama and University of Tennessee, USDA.

Senior Advisor to the Research Institute (IDIAP), Panama.

Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture, Panama.

Senior Advisor for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN.

- FAO – UNDP/IICA, Costa Rica.

Senior Advisor for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN.

- FAO – UNDP/EMBRAPA, Brazil.

Senior Soil Scientist, contributor to the creation of the Soil Map of the World by

- FAO/UNESCO.

Senior Advisor to Universities and Research Centers in Latin America.

Visiting Professor of Soil Science at Purdue University.

Senior Advisor and Consultant in Agriculture.

- Development and Resources Corporation (D&R), Sacramento, California.

Professor of Soil Science, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

Professional Merits:

U.S. Scholar (U.S. Agency for International Development), University of Arkansas.

U.S. Scholar (U.S. Agency for International Development), University of Tennessee.

Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Founding Professor of the School of Agriculture, University of Panama.

Founder and first President of the Soil Science Society of Central America & Mexico.

Member of the Soil Science Society of America & the Agronomy Society of America.

Honorary Societies: Sigma Xi and Gamma Sigma Delta.

Departmental Professor of the Year, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. 

Master Teacher of the Year, Clemson University.

Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching, Clemson University.

Honorary Professor of the Year, Agricultural Council, Clemson University.

Permanent member of the Honor Roll of Professors, Clemson University.

Award for Excellence by the President and Board of Trustees, Clemson University.

Professor Emeritus, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

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The Renaissance of Science : The Story of the Atom and Chemistry :...

By: Dr. Albert Martini

The 2000 year history of the atom and chemistry, from the Classic Greek Era to the present, is described in 800 pages, depicted with some 300 pictures and illustrations. This history of the atom and chemistry discusses the lives of about 180 chemists and physicists, through the evolution of several stages of development, representing the most important scientific accomplishments. The most significant discoveries in chemistry and physics are presented chronologicall...

INTRODUCTION It is a genuine pleasure and challenge for me to try to express the full extent of my emotions and reasons for writing this book on the STORY OF THE ATOM AND THE SCIENCES, with special reference to the CHEMICAL SCIENCES. In one sentence, I can distill the essence of the purpose for this study by simply stating that it has been a labor of love that transcended the written word because sentiments and ideas belong in the realm of the ethereal and the phil...

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The Renaissance of Science : The Story of the Cell and Biology : R...

By: Dr. Albert Martini

The concept of science and the sciences. Fundamental and historical development in the sciences. Great ideas that revolutionize our scientific world. The story of the cell and Biology. The birth of modern Biology. The rise of the modern University and experimental stations. The cell as the basic building block of life. The origin of life. The development of microbiology and microscopy. The germ theory of diseases, vaccines, and antibiotics. The vector insects a...

THE GREATEST FUNDAMENTAL INVENTIONS CREATED BY MOTHER NATURE THE ATOM AND ITS CAPACITY TO STORE AND RELEASE UNIVERSAL ENERGY BY MEANS OF PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROCESSES THE CELL AND ITS CAPACITY TO SUSTAIN INDEPENDENT LIFE BY MEANS OF UNIQUE BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES THE PROCESS OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND ITS CAPACITY TO TRANSFORM SOLAR (LIGHT) ENERGY INTO CHEMICAL AND FOOD ENERGY BY MEANS OF BIOCHEMICAL PROCESSES LIGHT AND ITS CAPACITY TO TRANSPORT ENERGY AND CHANGE ...

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The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Atom, Mathematics, As...

By: Dr. Albert Martini

This book presents the fundamental scientific developments in mathematics, physics and astronomy from the Classic Greek Era to the present time. It discusses and illustrates the 2,000-year history in the development of the great ideas, concepts and laws that revolutionized our scientific world. It also emphasizes how the new scientific concepts contributed to the logical development of the various sciences. It presents the development of the atomic theory from t...

OUR PRODIGIOUS ATOM AND ITS MEANING THE INFINITELY SMALL ATOM IS THE INFINITELY LARGE SOURCE OF INFORMATION AND WISDOM THE ATOM REPRESENTS THE PRODIGIOUS AND SUPERLATIVE UNIFIED CONCEPT OF OUR UNIVERSE THE ATOM IS THE PERFECT NATURAL MACHINE THAT FUNCTIONS WITH MAGNIFICENT BALANCE AND HARMONY AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT THE ATOM IS A FABULOUS CHUNK OF MATTER-ENERGY CONTINUUM WITH A PRODIGIOUS SELF-SUSTAINING PERPETUAL MOTION THE ATOM IS THE EMBODIMENT OF OUR SOL...

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