Chemistry and Biochemistry

J. Bevan Ott

Posted: Apr 02, 2015

Dr. J. Bevan Ott passed away March 27, 2015.  Ott received his bachelor’s degree from BYU and later returned to teach physical chemistry. He mentored many BYU professors, current and emeritus, including Adam Woolley and Brian Woodfield.

Ott spent several years at BYU as the Chemistry Department Chair and also served as BYU’s associate academic vice president over research.

Ott married his childhood sweetheart, RaNae, and the couple had six children.  After retirement from BYU, Ott served in the Timpanogos LDS Temple for 13 years. 

Read his full obituary here.