Kozlowski, Theodore T(homas) 1917-

views updated

KOZLOWSKI, Theodore T(homas) 1917-

PERSONAL: Born May 21, 1917, in Buffalo, NY; son of Theodore (in insurance sales) and Helen (Zamiara) Kozlowski; married Maude K. Peters, June 29, 1954. Education: Syracuse University, B.S., 1939; Duke University, M.A., 1941, Ph.D., 1947; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduate study, 1942-43; University of Buffalo (now State University of New York at Buffalo), postdoctoral study, summers, 1948, 1949.

ADDRESSES: Home—Carlsbad by the Sea, 2855 Carlsbad Blvd., No. S-326, Carlsbad, CA 92008.

CAREER: University of Massachusetts—Amherst, Amherst, MA, assistant professor, 1947-48, associate professor, 1948-50, professor and head of botany department, 1950-58; University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, WI, professor of forestry, 1958-72, A. J. Riker Professor of Forestry, 1972-84, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Senior Distinguished Research Professor of Forestry, 1984-87, chair of Department of Forestry, 1961-64, director of Biotron, 1977-87; University of California—Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, adjunct professor of environmental studies, 1987-93; University of California—Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, visiting scholar in environmental studies, policy, and management, 1993-98; retired, 1998. University of Pennsylvania, visiting professor, 1954-55; Society of American Foresters, visiting scientist, 1963, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970; Intercounty Fulbright lecturer, 1964-65; American Institute of Biological Sciences, visiting biologist, 1970-71; Purdue University, John S. Wright Visiting Scientist, 1971; University of Nebraska, George Lamb Lecturer, 1974; University of Washington, Seattle, George S. Long Lecturer, 1978. Visiting lecturer at universities and research institutes throughout the world, including Oxford University, University of Lisbon, Warsaw Architectural College, University of Tokyo, Beijing University, Shanghai Research Institute of Plant Physiology, Federal Cacao Research Institute, and Forest Research Institutes in Malaysia and Nigeria. Consultant to many organizations and institutions, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Park Service, U.S.-Australia Cooperative Science Program, Environment Assessment Council, U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, International Council for Research in Agroforestry, Stanford Research Institute, Syracuse Research Co., Natural Environment Research Council (England), and several commercial organizations. Military service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 1942-46; became captain.

MEMBER: International Society of Arboriculture, International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Botanical Society of America (chair, Northeastern section, 1958), American Society of Plant Physiologists (chair, Northeastern section, 1958), Ecological Society of America, Society of American Foresters (chapter chair, 1961; chair of committee on tree physiology, 1963), American Institute of Biological Sciences, Phi. Societas Forestalis Fenniae (Finland; honorary member), Societas Botanicorum Poloniae (Poland; honorary member), Scandinavian Society of Plant Physiology, Wisconsin Arborists Association (honorary life member), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Phi Sigma.

AWARDS, HONORS: International Society of Arboriculture, Authors' Award, 1963, Arboricultural Research Award, 1976, and merit award, 1987; senior Fulbright research scholar, Oxford University, 1964-65; research fellow, International Shade Tree Conference, 1969-72; Barrington Moore Biological Research Award, Society of American Foresters, 1974; merit award, Botanical Society of America, 1984; distinguished achievement award, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, 1986; merit award, Wisconsin Arborists Association, 1987; C. W. Ralston Distinguished Alumnus Award, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Duke University, 1988; honorary degrees include Doctor of Science, Université Catholique de Louvain, 1978, State University of New York, 1988, and Agricultural University of Poznan, Poland, 1992.


(With Paul J. Kramer) Physiology of Trees, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1960.

(Editor) Tree Growth, Ronald Press (New York, NY), 1962.

Water Metabolism in Plants, Harper (New York, NY), 1964.

(Editor) Water Deficits and Plant Growth, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), Volume I: Development, Control, and Measurement, 1968, Volume II: Plant Water Consumption and Response, 1968, Volume III: Plant Responses and Control of Water Balance, 1972, Volume IV: Soil Water Measurement, Plant Responses and Breeding for Drought Resistance, 1976, Volume V: Water and Plant Disease, 1978, Volume VI: Woody Plant Ecosystems, 1981, Volume VII: Additional Woody Crop Plants, 1983.

Growth and Development of Trees, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), Volume I: Seed Germination, Ontogeny and Shoot Growth, 1971, Volume II: Cambial Growth, Root Growth, and Reproductive Growth, 1971.

(Editor) Seed Biology, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), Volume I: Importance, Development, and Germination, 1972, Volume II: Germination Control, Metabolism, and Pathology, 1972, Volume III: Insects and Seed Collection, Storage, Testing, and Certification, 1972.

(Editor, with G. C. Marks) Ectomycorrhizae: Their Ecology and Physiology, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1973.

(Editor) Shedding of Plant Parts, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1973.

(Editor, with C. E. Ahlgren) Fire and Ecosystems, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1974.

(Editor, with J. B. Mudd) Responses of Plants to Air Pollution, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1975.

(Editor, with P. de T. Alvim) Ecophysiology of Tropical Crops, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1977.

Tree Growth and Environmental Stresses, University of Washington Press (Seattle, WA), 1979.

(With Paul J. Kramer) Physiology of Woody Plants, Academic Press, (San Diego, CA), 1979, 2nd edition (with Stephen G. Pallardy), 1997.

(Editor, with T. W. Tibbitts) Controlled Environment Guidelines for Plant Research, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1979.

(Editor) Flooding and Plant Growth, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1984.

(With Paul J. Kramer and Stephen G. Pallardy) The Physiological Ecology of Woody Plants, Academic Press, (San Diego, CA), 1991.

(With Stephen G. Pallardy) Growth Control in Woody Plants, Academic Press, (San Diego, CA), 1997.

Consulting editor, "Physiological Ecology," a series of monographs, texts, and treatises, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1968-88. Contributor of more than 400 articles on the physiology of woody plants to botanical journals. Member of editorial board, Forest Science, 1950-71, Ecology, 1968-70, and Bio-Science, beginning 1983; associate editor, American Midland Naturalist, 1965-71, and Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 1970-76; member of editorial advisory board, Tree Physiology, beginning 1985.