08/02/2016 16:06:32
Ahmed Zewail, the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemistry, professor of physics, and director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at Caltech, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. He was 70 years old.
07/23/2016 14:05:24
Lori Dajose
Charles W. Peck (PhD '64)—an eminent physicist, dedicated educator, and former chair of the Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy (PMA) at Caltech—passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016. He was 81 years old.
06/28/2016 12:25:49
Alumnus and life member of the Board of Trustees Simon "Si" Ramo (PhD '36), a founding giant of the aerospace industry and chief architect of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile system, passed away on June 27, 2016. He was 103.
06/28/2016 16:19:23
Robert Perkins
Gerald Wasserburg, who helped to establish our current understanding of how the solar system formed, passed away on June 13.
06/16/2016 08:18:28
Kathy Svitil
Gerald Wasserburg, John D. MacArthur Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Emeritus, passed away on June 13, 2016. He was 89 years old.
05/09/2016 15:26:23
Lori Dajose
Tom M. Apostol, professor of mathematics, emeritus, passed away on May 8, 2016. He was 92.
04/13/2016 16:05:59
Kathy Svitil
The Honorable Shirley M. Hufstedler—a former federal judge, the nation's first secretary of education, and a Caltech senior trustee—passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
02/22/2016 15:31:24
Lori Dajose
David G. Harkrider, professor of geophysics, emeritus, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2016.
11/30/2015 15:05:18
Chinese aeronautical engineer and academic leader Xuji Fan (MS ’37, MS ’39) passed away on November 21. He was 102.
09/04/2015 10:00:58
Eric Harris Davidson, Caltech's Norman Chandler Professor of Cell Biology, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. He was 78 years old.
08/18/2015 07:04:44
Kathy Svitil
Charles A. Barnes, professor of physics, emeritus, at Caltech and an expert in the study of both the weak nuclear force—one of the fundamental forces of nature—and of the nuclear reactions that produce the majority of the elements in our universe, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015. He was 93.
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