Charles E. Tarr, PhD

Title: Physicist, Researcher
Location: Brookville, Maine, United States

Charles Tarr, Physicist and Researcher, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physics.

Even as a child, Dr. Tarr showed an early interest in science and decided pursuing the field was an obvious choice for his career aspirations. With physics being his favorite area of study, he earned a Bachelor of Science in the subject as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina in 1961. He continued his academic pursuits at the institution, receiving a PhD in 1966. That same year, he joined the faculty at his alma mater as a research associate. He then worked in this position at the University of Pittsburgh until 1968. From 1973 to 1978, he became an associate professor of physics at the University of Maine, continuing at the university for the remainder of his career. By the time he retired in 1990 Dr. Tarr had served as a professor of physics and dean of the graduate school and obtained the honorary title of professor of emeritus,

In addition to these roles, Dr. Tarr became the founder and president of PenBay Marine, an organization that endeavors to find solutions for sailing by the sailors themselves. From 1975 to 1976, Dr. Tarr completed postgraduate work at the University of Groningen. In his career, he directed the Maine Toxicology Institute, served on the executive committee of the Council Research Policy and Graduate Education of the National Association of State Colleges and Land Grant Universities. Furthermore, Dr. Tarr has provided his skills and expertise as an expert in the field.

For his work, Dr. Tarr has been a grantee of both NASA and the National Science Foundation. He has contributed numerous works to articles, professional journals and esteemed publications. He holds multiple patents in the field. In his career, Dr. Tarr has maintained professional affiliation with the American Physical Society, the Association of Computing Machinery, the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools and Sigma Xi.

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