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In Memoriam


Yok Chen, Distinguished Alumni - obituary

Professor Robert “Bob” Willmann - obituary

Professor Duane Carmony - obituary


Professor Jay Melosh - tribute from colleagues and memorial site

Professor Sergio Rodriguez - obituary

Professor Yeong Kim - obituary


Professor Earl Prohofsky - obituary

Professor Ed Shibata - obituary


Professor William (Marty) Becker - obituary

Professor Roberto Colella - obituary

Professor Everett Klontz - obituary

Professor John Mackay - obituary


Professor Arthur Garfinkel - obituary

Professor Zbignew Grabowski - obituary

Professor James Mullen - obituary


Jason Cartwright - 1st year physics graduate student

Obituary - "In Memory of Jason Cartwright" by Richard Brosius
Read the article about Jason's passing as it appeared in the Exponent. 

Professor Gabriele Giuliani

Read the article about Prof. Giuliani's passing as it appeared in the Exponent.
Obituary in Physics Today

Professor Norman Pearlman

Read his obituary on

Professor Ronald Sladek

Read his obituary online at Physics Today or


Professor Albert Overhauser

Read his biography in our About Us: History section.
Read his obituary at Physics Today or


Professor Alexander Gerritsen

Read the article about Alexander's passing as it appeared in the Exponent.


Professor Frank Loeffler

Read his full obituary here.


Professor Frank Rickey - obituary


Professor Louis A.P. Balazs - read about him here and here.


Professor Gianni Ascarelli - obituary

Professor Lonnie Lee VanZandt

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