News articles tagged with "obituary"

01/28/2015 09:59:09
Kathy Svitil
Laser pioneer Charles H. Townes (PhD '39), a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees and a recipient of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics, died on Tuesday, January 27. He was 99 years old.
01/12/2012 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

Harold Zirin, a leading figure in solar astronomy and professor of astrophysics, emeritus, at Caltech, passed away on January 3. He was 82.

12/28/2011 08:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Bob O'Rourke, of Pasadena, the former vice president for public relations at the California Institute of Technology, died Dec. 27 of complications following a lung transplant. He was 72.

11/17/2011 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

Nicholas W. Tschoegl, a leading polymer scientist, lover of languages, and professor of chemical engineering, emeritus, passed away on the morning of November 14 at his home in Pasadena. He was 93.

10/18/2011 03:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

Aron Kuppermann, professor of chemical physics, emeritus, at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) passed away October 15 at his home in Altadena, California. He was 85 years old.


04/26/2011 07:00:00
Katie Neith

Caltech remembers and celebrates the life of alumnus W. Barclay Kamb, Barbara and Stanley R. Rawn, Jr., Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Emeritus, who died at his home on April 21. He was 79.

04/14/2011 07:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein

Caltech mourns the loss of trustee Sidney Harman, who died in Washington, D.C., on April 12 of complications from leukemia. He was 92. 

12/01/2010 00:00:00
Marcus Woo

Thomas J. Ahrens, the Fletcher Jones Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus, at Caltech, died at his home in Pasadena on November 24. He was 74.


11/11/2010 08:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Richard J. Bing, who worked with the aviator Charles Lindbergh and the Nobel Laureate Alexis Carrel at the Rockefeller Institute on an early version of the artificial heart and the perfusion of human organs, and whose musical compositions led to a friendship with the composer Carl Orff, died Monday, November 8, 2010. 

11/09/2010 00:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Eugene W. "Bud" Cowan, professor of physics, emeritus, at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), passed away November 4 in Menlo Park, California. He was 90.

10/08/2010 07:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein

Thad Vreeland Jr., emeritus professor of materials science at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), passed away August 9 in San Gabriel, California. He was 85 years old.

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