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Prof. David Pimentel

Ecology and Agricultural Sciences

Cornell University, USA

Professor


Email: dp18@cornell.edu


Qualifications

1976-present Professor, Cornell University, Entomology and Section of Ecology and Systematics

1969-1976 Professor, Cornell University, Entomology and Section of Ecology and Systematics

1973-1974 Professor, Cornell University, Core Faculty, Center for Environmental Quality Management

1963-1969 Professor and Head, Cornell University, Entomology and Limnology

1960-1963 Associate Professor, Cornell University, Insect Ecology

1955-1960 Assistant Professor, Cornell University, Entomology and Limnology

1951-1955 Chief, Tropical Research Laboratory, U.S., Public Health Service

1954-1955 Post-doctorate, University of Chicago
1948-1951 Ph.D., Cornell University

1945-1948 B.S., University of Massachusetts



Publications (Selected)

  1. Andreoli, Claudinei and Pimentel, David. 2012. Water, Food, and Biofuels. pp. 249-271. In: Pimentel, David (Editor). Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  2. Pimentel, David. 2012. Biofuels Causing Malnutrition in the World. pp. 1-13. In Pimentel, David (Editor). Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  3. Pimentel, David, J. Trager, S. Palmer, J. Zhang, B. Greenfield, E. Nash, K. Hartman, D. Kirshenblatt, and A. Kroeger. 2012. Energy Production from Corn, Cellulosic, and Algae Biomass. pp. 321-355. In Pimentel, David (Editor). Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  4. Pimentel, David. In Press. Biofuels, Foods, Livestock, and the Environment. In Pimentel, David (Editor). Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  5. Zhang, Jessica, Palmer, Sarah, and Pimentel, David. In Press. Energy Production from Corn. Environment, Development and Sustainability.
  6. Pimentel, David. 2011. Food for Thought: A Review of the Role of Energy in Current and Evolving Agriculture. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 30: 1-10.
  7. Kümmerer, K., M. Held and D. Pimentel. 2010. Sustainable use of soils and time. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 65(2): 141-149.
  8. Pimentel, D. 2011. Global Climate Change: Its Impacts on Food and the Environment. Rachel Carson Council, Inc., Silver Springs, MD. 16 pages.
  9. Pimentel, D., Whitecraft, M., Scott, Z., Zhao, L., Satkiewicz, P., Scott, T.J., Phillips, J., Szimak, D., Singh, G., Gonzalez, D.O., Moe, T.L. 2012. Ethics of a Sustainable World Population in 100 Years. In Ruth Chadwick (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, 2ndEdition, Volume 2. San Diego: Academic Press. pp. 173-177.
  10. Pimentel, D. and Burgess, M. 2012. Small Amounts of Pesticides Reaching Target Insects. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 14: 1-2.
  11. Kirshenblatt, Danielle and David Pimentel. Submitted. Cellulosic biomass for ethanol production. Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles and Practices. Cengage Learning. MacMillan Reference USA.
  12. Pimentel, David. [Submitted] Biochar and Soil Organic Matter. Environment, Development and Sustainability.
  13. Pimentel, D. 2013. Agricultural Invaders. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2ndEdition. Elsevier, In Press.
  14. Pimentel, D. 2012. World Overpopulation [Editorial]. Environment, Development and Sustainability DOI 10.1007/s10668-011-9336-2.
  15. Pimentel, David, Cerasale, David, Stanley, Rose C., Perlman, Rachel, Newman, Elise M., Brent, Lincoln C., Mullan, Amanda and Debbie Tai-I Chang. 2012. Annual vs. Perennial Grain Production. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.In Press.
  16. Pimentel, David. 2012. Nuclear Famine Investigation Related to a Limited Nuclear Battle with Emphasis on Agricultural Impacts in the United States. Ambio.
  17. Pimentel, David. 2012. Energy production from maize (Produkcja Energii z Kukurydzy). Problemy Ekorozwoju–Problems of Sustainable Development 7(2): 1522, 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2129124.


Last Updated: August, 2012