Title: Professor of Natural Resource Engineering, Radiology Consultant
Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens, Georgia, United States
Ernest William Tollner, PhD, PE, Professor of Natural Resource Engineering at the University of Georgia, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Civil Engineering.
Through perseverance, presence, and “finishing the drill,” Dr. Tollner has served with the University of Georgia since 1980, and has been in his field since 1972. He holds numerous roles, including affiliate membership with the Institute of Ecology, a role in the ASCE-NRCS Task Force to Revise the Hydrology Section, and as dean of students of the Student Judiciary Training Program. He is best known as a pioneer in x-ray tomographic scanning in agricultural research, vegetative filter strips for sediment control, and a nonaerobic composting process for farm and municipal waste. He has coordinated a bioconversion laboratory construction for the University of Georgia, and developed water resources in Africa and Central America.
Dr. Tollner is a recipient of an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and has appeared in the pages of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World. He was recognized in 2013 for his positive impact on the University of Georgia experience by multiple students and the University of Georgia Career Center, and is a fellow of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. He has received numerous best paper awards from the society and other industry groups, and continues to contribute to numerous committees in the field and in his civic sphere. Dr. Tollner is also a volunteer and elder of the Grace Communion International Church.
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