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   Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Enivronmental Engineering (1978)
  • Graduate Studies - Marine Biology (1968-69)
  • Graduate Studies - Microbiology/Biochemistry (1960-63)
  • Bachelor of Science - Chemistry (1960)

   Military Service:

  • United States Air National Guard
  • United States Air Force

    Work Experience:

  • Wolverton Environmental Services, Inc. (1990 - Present)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Stennis Space Center, Mississippi (1971-90 Retired)
  • Air Force Armament Laboratory - Eglin Air Force Base, FL (1965-71)
  • Naval Weapons Laboratory - Dahlgren, VA (1963-65)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center - Jackson, MS (1960-63)

    Honors/Awards:

  • Plant Industry Alliance - Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame - Allied Trade Professional - 2010
  • National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. - Award of Excellence - 1998
  • State Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc. - Award of Excellence - 1998
  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Conservation Award - 1997
  • American Chemical Society - Heroes in Chemistry - 1996
  • State of Mississippi - Award for Energy Innovation - 1993
  • First American to open Aaslmeer Flowertrade Exhibition; The Netherlands - 1989
  • One of first five inductees into the U.S. Space Foundation - Space Technology Hall of Fame - 1988
  • Federal Environmental Engineer of the Year - 1983
  • Who's Who in Technology Today - 1981
  • NASA - Exceptional Service Medal - 1975
  • NASA - Group Achievement Award - 1973
  • U.S. Air Force - Award for Technical Achievement (Civilian) - 1971
  • U.S. Air Force - Outstanding Performance Award (Civilian) - 1969
  • U.S. Navy - Superior Achievement Award (Civilian) - 1964

    Publications:

  • Plants: Why You Can't Live Without Them - Roli Books (New Delhi), 2010 (Co-author - Kozaburo Takenaka)
  • Growing Clean Water - Nature's Solution to Water Pollution - Dolphin Press, 2001 (C0-Author - John Wolverton) {Out of Print}
  • Eco-Friendly Houseplants - Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London) - 1996 with translation into 15 languages; Released in U.S. as How to Grow Fresh Air - Penguin Books, 1997 and included a six-city book tour.
  • Foreword for The Hidden Dangers of Tap Water and the Best Solutions by Thomas H. Lynn, Ph.D. - Longevity Press, 1996.
  • More than seventy technical papers published.

    Patents:

  • Plant Stand - B. Wolverton, H. Mizukoshi and J. Wolverton
  • Indoor Humidifer and Air Purifier - B. Wolverton and J. Wolverton
  • Combined Planter and Indoor Air Purification Container - B. Wolverton and J. Wolverton
  • Apparatus for Purifying Wastewater and Air in an Indoor Environment - B. Wolvertona nd J. Wolverton
  • Combined Lamp and Indoor Air Purification Apparatus - B. Wolverton and J. Wolverton
  • Aquatic Plant/Microbial Water Purification System - B. Wolverton
  • A Combined Air and Water Pollution Control System (NASA)
  • Method for Treating Wastewater Using Microorganisms and Vascular Aquatic Plants (NASA)
  • Military (classified) patents were obtained while employed as a civilian scientist with the Department of Defense

    Media Appearances: (* Multiple Appearances)

    National Television:

  • NBC 'Today Show'
  • CNN Network Earth
  • CNN Headline News
  • National Geographic Explorer
  • PBS - New Garden Program (Three 30-minute segments)

    Local Affiliates:

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Chicago
  • Boston
  • Atlanta
  • Dallas
  • New Orleans
  • San Diego
  • St. Thomas, V.I.
  • Mississippi ETV
  • Minneapolis
  • Biloxi, MS

    International Television:

  • Canada
  • New Zealand*
  • The Netherlands
  • Australia*
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Venezuela*

    Radio:

  • National Public Radio 'Living on Earth' Program
  • CBS Radio 'The Osgood Files'
  • British Broadcasting Company (BBC)*
  • Paul Harvey News*
  • Australia
  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Minneapolis
  • New York
  • Toronto
  • Washington, D.C.
  • United Kingdom

    Newspaper & Magazine:

  • Washington Post                Los Angeles Times            Wall Street Journal*
  • New York Times*              Washington Times              Miami Herald
  • The Guardian (London)     Baltimore Sun                     Chicago Sun Times
  • Daily Telegraph (London)  Better Homes & Gardens   Self Care Journal
  • McCalls                             Family Circle                      Redbook
  • US Air Magazine                Science Times                    Ducks Unlimited
  • Medical Economics            Longevity Magazine            Chemical & Eng News
  • Prevention                          Nature VSA (France)         Home
  • Arbejdsmiljo (Denmark)     Natural Health                     Home & Condo
  • New Garden Journal            Interiorscape                      Insight
  • Interior Landscape              Southern Living                  Garden Gate
  • Facilitie Design Mgmt         Home Mechanix                 Houseplant Magazine

   

   

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Contact Information

Telephone:
601.798.5875

Postal address:
Wolverton Environmental Services, Inc.

514 Pine Grove Road

Picayune, MS 39466-9042

Electronic mail
wesinc1@hotmail.com


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