Gene A. and Dr. Richard E. Garrett Endowment for Physics Education

Richard E. Garrett was born February 17, 1922. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics and Math from Roanoke College in 1942, a master’s degree in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1950, and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1953.

Coming to the University of Florida in 1963, Richard was an Associate Professor of Physics before working as a Professor of Physics from 1970 to 1974. From then until he retired, he was a Professor of Physics and Associate Chairman of the Physics Department.

Gene A. Garrett earned a bachelor’s degree from Roanoke College in 1946.

Gene passed away in 2010 followed by Richard in 201

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