In Memoriam

October 31, 2022
The following is excerpted from the New York Times obituary article of October 25, 2022 by Clay Risen. Ashton B. Carter, who harnessed his training in theoretical physics and...
October 3, 2022
Mary Anne Schulz passed away September 29, 2022 at her home. She was born January 15, 1938 in New Haven, and lived her entire life in this city she loved. Mary Anne worked...
Linda Ford (1952-2021)
July 27, 2021
On July 16, 2021 Linda Ford, retired administrative assistant for the physics department, passed away at the age of 68. Linda was a mainstay of the physics department for...
Frank Firk, Professor Emeritus of Physics (1930-2020)
April 29, 2021
On November 17, 2020 Frank Firk, professor emeritus of physics, passed away at the age of 90. Professor Firk carried out research in Nuclear Physics for more than sixty years...
Charles Sommerfield, Professor Emeritus of Physics (October 27, 1933 - March 25, 2021)
March 31, 2021
On March 25, 2021, Charles Sommerfield, professor emeritus of physics, passed away at the age of 87 in Gainesville, FL. Sommerfield was a long-time member of our faculty from...