The Caltech president, emeritus; life member of Caltech's Board of Trustees; and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense, passed away on January 4, 2019. He was 91 years old.
Whitney Clavin
The life of long-time Caltech professor John (Jack) D. Roberts was celebrated in a memorial.
Whitney Clavin
Ronald William Prest Drever, professor of physics, emeritus, at Caltech, passed away on March 7, 2017, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was 85 years old.
Alumnus and senior trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), whose work helped shape the development of the field of financial economics, passed away on March 3, 2017. He was 73 years old.
Robert Perkins
Caltech Aeronautical Engineer Anatol Roshko, who discovered structure within turbulence, passed away on January 23.
Kathy Svitil
Chemical engineer and philanthropist Warren G. Schlinger (BS '44, MS '46, PhD '49), a pioneer in the development of processes to produce clean energy from traditional fossil fuel sources, passed away on February 10, 2017. He was 93 years old.
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.
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