In Memoriam: Hyatt M. Gibbs
Hyatt M. Gibbs, distinguished physicist and Professor Emeritus of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona, died Sept. 3 in France from complications due to mesothelioma. He was 74 years old.
He earned his bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University in 1960 and graduated with a doctorate in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1965. After two years at Berkeley as acting assistant professor, Gibbs joined the technical staff at Bell Laboratories, where he remained until joining the University of Arizona Optical Sciences Center (now the College of Optical Sciences) in 1980. read more »