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Robert D. Gehrz (Ph.D., Physics, 1971; B.A., Physics, 1967)


I am currently a Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Chairman
of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Minnesota.

My wife, Sue, and I live in Falcon Heights, MN. Sue retired after 12 years as Mayor. Our fi rst grandchild, Angeline, was born on December 10, 2007 in Portland, OR. Read about our children and other hobbies at: