Vita Nick Parker, PhD

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Nick C. Parker, PhD
CEO
Nick Parker Consulting, LLC

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DEGREES

Memphis State Univ., B.S. 1970
Memphis State Univ., M.S. 1972
Texas A&M Univ., PhD, 1977

MAJOR INTEREST

Integrated systems producing non-fossil fuel energy, hydrogen, food and recycling water, greenhouses, aquaponics, green buildings, papercrete, remote sensing and sustainability.

PREVIOUS RESEARCH

Aquaculture, water reuse systems, genetics, physiology and production of striped bass, channel catfish, tilapia, other warmwater fish, marine microalgae, single cell protein nutrient recycling from cattle feedlots, integrated agriculture and aquaculture systems, remote sensing and GAP analysis, and bioinformatics. Indoor air quality, airborne contaminants, infectious diseases, odor control, smoke removal, research, design and development of machines to improve air quality, biomass gasifiers,  and renewable energy.

TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Technical trade school 1961-1962 – machinist and welder; U.S. Air force 1962-1966 – communications and electronics repair; RCA TV manufacturing 1966-1968 – electronics parts inspector. House builder – including 6 houses for Habitat for Humanity. Hobbies include wood working, wood sculptures, hot rods, greenhouses, and bamboo.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  Memphis State University Research Research Assist. 1972-1973
  USFWS Research Fisheries Biologist 1977-1979
  SE Fish Cultural Lab Research Suprv. Fish. Biologist 1979-1982
  SE Fish Cultural Lab Research Suprv. Physiologist 1982-1988
  TX Coop FW Res. Unit Research/Teaching Leader/Suprv. Fish. Biol. 1988-2003
  Global Green Power Marketing Research VP; Chief Scientist 2003-present
  Global Scientific Res. & Dev. VP; Chief Scientist 2003-present
  American Air Scrubbers, Inc. Manufacturing President 2004-2010
  Nick Parker Consulting, LLC Development CEO, Owner 2007-present


SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS

Member of the American Fisheries Society (AFS), Certified Fisheries Scientist; World Aquaculture Society; has held several offices in AFS (President – Southern Division AFS, President-Fish Culture Section AFS, President – Introduced Fish Section AFS, and others) and served on numerous professional committees, directed research of graduate students, visiting scientists and other professionals; served as Associate Editor, program chair for national and international meetings and professional groups, presented courses on fish culture to Federal and state personnel, to fish farmers and investors with an interest in aquaculture. Served as official U.S. delegate or technical representative to international conferences and projects in Russia, Italy, France, Norway, Ecuador, and the Mid-East countries. Fellow – American Institute of Fishery Biologists, 1989. World Aquaculture Society Certificate of Appreciation, 1989. Distinguished Service Award, AFS, 1992. Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Lubbock Lions Club, 1989-present.

PUBLICATIONS

Over 150 scientific publications (in peer review journals, books, and other technical     publications. See website  <www.nickparkerllc.com>

List of documents, in chronological order, prepared by Nick C. Parker as part of the SEED Park initiative in the San Luis Valley, Colorado.

      1. Building a SEED Park: Part I, 2 pp.
      2. Building a SEED Park: Part I a – Business Mix, 1 p.
      3. Building a SEED Park: Part II – Energy, 2 pp.
      4. Building a SEED Park: Part III – Recycling, 2 pp.
      5. Building a SEED Park: Part IV – Biomass, 2 pp.
      6. Building a SEED Park: Part V – Water, 3 pp.
      7. Building a SEED Park: Part VI – Solar Hydrogen, 2 pp.
      8. Building a SEED Park: Part VII – Hydroponic Production, 2 pp.
      9. Building a SEED Park: Part VIII – Aquaculture, 1 p.
      10. Building a SEED Park: Part IX – Butterfly Ranch, 2 pp.
      11. A SEED Park: A Sustainable Environmental and Economic Development Park, 2 pp.
      12. San Luis Valley SEED Park Stakeholders Meeting: Building a SEED Park. 33 pp.
      13. Stakeholders’ Meeting for the San Luis Valley, Colorado RC&D SEED Park: Summary Report, 59 pp.
      14. Business Plan I: Aquaculture and Hydroponics for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park, 139 pp.
      15. Business Plan II: Wood Pellets or Briquettes for Space Heating for the San Luis Valley, Colorado RC&D SEED Park, 103 pp.
      16. Business Plan III: Carbon Recycling and Hydrogen Fuel for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park – the SEED Park, 128 pp.
      17. Business Plan IV: Compost for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development  Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park – the SEED Park, 103 pp.
      18. Business Plan V: Malt Barley in the San Luis Valley for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park – the SEED Park, 94 pp.
      19. Business Plan VI: Herb Production in the San Luis Valley for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park, 133 pp.
      20. Business Plan VII: Dairy Goats for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development  Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park, 139 pp.
      21. Business Plan VIII: Feedmill for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development  Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park, 94 pp.
      22. Business Plan IX: Organic Poultry for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park, 174 pp.
      23. Business Plan Support Document: Securing the Land for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park – the SEED Park, 4 pp.
      24. Final Report: Business Plan Summary for the San Luis Valley, Colorado Resource Conservation & Development  Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park – the SEED Park, 13 pp.
      25. A Forestry Biomass and Solid Waste Gasification Plant for the San Luis Valley, , Colorado Resource Conservation & Development  Sustainable Environmental & Economic Development Park – the SEED Park,  pp. 51.

GRANTS

During his Federal assignment to Texas Tech University, as Leader of the Texas Cooperative   Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Nick Parker received grants in excess of $26 million.