Former Curators: Frederick H. Utech

Academic Training

Fred Utech1970–1973 PhD Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1969–1970 University of Wisconsin—Madison
1968, Summer. Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose
1968 MS University of Wisconsin—Madison
1967 Certification. University of Wisconsin—Madison
Secondary Education: Natural History & Chemistry—Madison
Major: Botany (Honors) Minor: Chemistry

Professional Experience

1988–1999 Curator, Section of Botany, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
1981–1988 Associate Curator-in-Charge, Section of Botany, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
1976–1980 Associate Curator, Section of Botany, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
1988–present Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, Carnegie Mellon University
1985–1988 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Carnegie Mellon University
1977–present Adjunct Research Scientist, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University
1975–1976 Fellow, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, Toyama University,
1974–1975 Visiting Scientist, U.S.–Japan Cooperative Science Program (National Science Foundation), Toyama University
1974–1976 Research Associate, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
1974–1976 Honorary Herbarium Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Department of Botany, Madison, Wis.
1970–1973 Teaching Assistant, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., Introductory Biology
1970–1970 Lecturer, University of Wisconsin—Marshfield, Marshfield, Wis., Introductory Botany
1966–1970 Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., Survey of Botany, General Botany, Introductory Biology, Dendrology, Plant Taxonomy, Plant Ecology

Society Affiliations

American Society of Plant Taxonomists
Botanical Society of America
Botanical Society of western Pennsylvania
Botanical Society of Westmoreland County (PA)
International Association of Plant Taxonomists
International Organization of Plant Biosystematists
Pennsylvania Native Plant Society
Philadelphia Botanical Club
Sigma Xi (Carnegie Mellon University Chapter)
Society for Preservation of Natural History Collections
Society for the Study of Species Biology
Southern Appalachian Botanical Club
Torrey Botanical Club