Nebraska Authors

M. Eugene Rudd

AKA: M. (Millard) Eugene "Gene" Rudd Jr.

Born 1927-09-29 Fargo, ND (USA)

Died 2017-11-23
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Long time physics professor at UN-L. Developed a strong auxiliary interest in the history of science and technology and collected artifacts and curated exhibits in the history of science.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Optics; Science; Physics; History of Science and Technology


BA, 1950, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, 1950
MA, 1955, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1955
PhD in Physics, 1962, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


United States Army Signal Corps: 1946-1947
Professor of Physics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Places Worked

Professor of physics at Concordia College 1954-1965
Professor of physics, UNL, 1965-1993 (1993 retirement)


Light and Color: An Exhibition of Notable Books From the History of Optics. 1987. In HR

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