F. Eugene Dunnam

E-Mail: dunnam@phys.ufl.edu

 Professor of Physics, Emeritus


Grew up at 'Hope', a diversified plantation [cotton, cattle, timber, pecans] on Bayou Rapides [Rapides Parish], Louisiana.
 Hope House was placed on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1990.   Hope House and grounds were sold in 2004.

Jobs held at various times: Cotton Gin Manager; Motor-Fuel Chemist; Food/Nutrition Lab Technician; Electronics Technician; Radiochemistry Laboratory Assistant; Physics Instructor; Physics Research Fellow; Technical Consultant; Physics Department Chairman; Part-time choir director; College Senior Associate Dean;  Professor.

Retired as Professor Emeritus December 31, 2007.  
Received the University of Florida President's Medallion "For 50 years of loyal and dedicated service to the University."

Professional Interests & Activities


Courses Taught,  2003 - 2008

 PHY2054 - "Physics 2 (Summer 2008)"

PSC3803C - Our Physical World: Physical Science for Elementary Teachers

PHY3840: Building Scientific Equipment

Other Courses:

IDH 2931 Honors -"Energy"


Vegetable gardening, with a specialty in hot peppers ; Automobile mechanics; Music [Willis Bodine Chorale, Gainesville Civic Chorus and Choristers; church choir]; Humor, especially paronomasia and other forms of verbal circumlocution.


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