Personal Resume & Qualifications for Dr. Richard T. Schneider

SCHNEIDER, Richard T., Ph.D. Registered Professional Engineer

Personal Record

Date of Birth: July 29, 1927, Place of Birth: Munich, Germany
Martial Status: Married, 2 children
Citizenship: U.S.A.

Scholastic Training

1958 University Stuttgart, Germany Diplom-Physiker (Physics)
1961 University Stuttgart, Germany, Dr. rer. nat (Physics)


1992 to Present President, Schneider Laboratories, Ltd., Alachua, FL

1989 to 1992 Vice President, Rein Energy Corp., Inc., Alachua, FL

1989 to 1992 Vice President, RTS Laboratories, Inc., Alachua, FL

1984 to 1990 President, Eye Research Laboratory, Inc., Alachua, FL

1968 to 1988 Professor, Department of Nuclear Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Now retired (Professor Emeritus)

1984 to 1985 President, RTS Laboratories, Inc., Gainesville, FL

Year of 1983 IPA-Assignment, Eglin Air Force Base, FL

1974 to 1975 Liaison Scientist, Office of Naval Research, U.S. Navy, London, England

1965 to 1968 Associate Professor, Department of Nuclear Engineering Sciences, University of Florida

1961 to 1965 Section Chief, Plasma Physics, Allison Division, General Motors Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana


Lasers, Optics, and Engineering Physics


Principal Investigator on numerous grants and contracts with the Navy, NASA, DOE, USAF, and Army during the past 25 years.


Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi, 1970 NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement NASA*, 1975

Outstanding Service Award, College of Engineering, U of Florida. 1975 Certificate of Appreciation, ONR, U.S. Navy, 1975

Certificate of Appreciation, NASA, December, 1977

Outstanding Technical Achievement, North Central Chapter, Florida Engineering Society, 1978

Presidential Scholar, U. of Florida, 1978-79

Professor Emeritus, U. of Florida, 1988


(* This is the highest honor that NASA gives to civilian persons)

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