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Outstanding Alumni|College of Arts and Sciences

Marlan O. Scully -- 1988 Outstanding Alumnus

Bachelorof Science - 1961 - Physics

   Scully was born in Casper, Wyoming. After receiving his MS and PhD in Physics from Yale University, he was a physicist with General Electric Company before beginning his teaching career at Yale. Subsequently, he was an assistant and associate professor of physics at MIT, then a professor of Physics and Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona.

   In 1980, he joined the faculty of the University of New Mexico, where he was a Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy. Now at Texas A&M University, Scully is considered a leading national authority on laser and quantum mechanics.

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