Jerry M. Melillo
Born: Bluefield, WV 12/23/1943
Education: Wesleyan (B. A. 1965; M. A. 1968); Yale (M.F.S 1972; Ph.D. 1975)
Dissertation title: Mineralization of nitrogen in northern forest ecosystems.
Advisors: F. H. Bormann and G. K. Voigt
Teaching History: Ecosystems Center, MBL 1976-present; Brown 2007-present
Ph.D. Students (Brown-MBL Joint Program): Gillian Galford, Marc Mayes
Others influenced: (Post-doctoral Fellows): Richard Bowden, Mark Castro, A. David McGuire, Jacquelyn Mohan, Knute Nadelhoffer, Christopher Neill, Yude Pan, James Reich, Hanquin Tian, Qianlai Zhuang, Xiaoming Xiao. (Research Assistants): Jennifer Johnson, David Schimel, Joshua Schimel, David Skole, Charles Vörösmarty.
ESA offices and honors: President 2004-05; Fellow 2012