Whitney Clavin
Joseph Polchinski, lauded for his fundamental contributions to string theory, passed away at age 63.
Whitney Clavin
Caltech mourns the loss of alumnus Neil Gehrels, a leader in the study of cosmic gamma-ray bursts.
Robert Perkins
Caltech alumnus Harold Rosen (MS '48, PhD '51), designer of the first geostationary satellite, has passed away.
Anatol Roshko (MS '47, PhD '52), Theodore von Kármán Professor of Aeronautics, Emeritus, at Caltech, passed away on January 23, 2017. He was 93 years old.
Richard Marsh, a crystallographer, colleague, mentor, and friend to generations of scientists, passed away on January 3, 2017, at the age of 94.
Andrew Mishin
Jewel Plummer Cobb, a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees and president and professor of biology, emerita, of California State University, Fullerton, passed away on January 1, 2017. She was 92 years old.
Robert Perkins
Rolf Sabersky, Caltech alumnus and member of the faculty since 1949, died on October 24 at the age of 96.
Rolf H. Sabersky, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus, passed away on October 24, 2016. He was 96.
Whitney Clavin
John D. ("Jack") Roberts, Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at Caltech and former provost, passed away on Oct. 29, 2016. He was 98.
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.
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.
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