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In memory of chemistry professor, Dr. Ted Kuwana

Donate to the Kuwana-Sawyer Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry Dr. Ted Kuwana, 90, of Seattle, WA, died at University of Washington Northwest Hospital after several weeks of pneumonia. He was the founding father of a new field in chemistry called spectroelectrochemistry, which was created by combining two well-known analytical techniques of electrochemistry and spectroscopy. He...
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Remembering Professor Emeritus of Nematology Reinhold Mankau

Reinhold Mankau passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, in Riverside, California. Known by his family, friends, and colleagues as Ron, he was a faculty member at the University of California, Riverside for 33 years. He belonged to the first generation of scientists that gave the UCR Department of Nematology its stellar worldwide reputation. Ron...
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In memory of Dr. Shawn Biehler, Professor Emeritus of Geophysics

Dr. Shawn Biehler was a beloved educator and researcher at UC Riverside. Shawn was born in New Jersey in 1937. He earned his B.S. in Geological Engineering at Princeton University in 1958, following up at the California Institute of Technology with an M.S. in 1961 and a Ph.D. in 1964. After ten years as a...
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In memory of William T. Frankenberger, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry

William T. Frankenberger, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry, passed away suddenly on August 14, 2021 at the age of 69. He retired from UC Riverside in April 2011 after 30 years of distinguished service in the Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences. After graduating high school in Kansas, he received a track...

Remembering S. James Press, Distinguished Professor of Statistics, Emeritus

The field of statistics has lost one of its greats in the area of Bayesian multivariate analysis and a cofounder of the section on Bayesian Statistical Science, S. James (Jim) Press. Jim’s fundamental research contributions were in the areas of multivariate analysis, Bayesian analysis, cognitive aspects of survey methodology, and their applications across a range...

Remembering Seymour VanGundy

Seymour Dean VanGundy passed away peacefully at home on December 27, 2020. He was born on February 24, 1931, in Toledo, Ohio. Known to family, friends, and colleagues as ‘Van’, he graduated from Monclova High School, Monclova, Ohio, in 1949. Van entered Bowling Green State University on an Edwin Mosley Scholarship and graduated with a...
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In Memory of Theodore Joseph Barth

In Memoriam Theodore Joseph Barth, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (May 30, 1939 - March 17, 2020) Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Theodore Joseph Barth, Jr., passed away on March 17, 2020. He was 80 years old. Born on May 30, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, Ted was the oldest child of Theodore J. Barth, Sr. and...

In Memory of William E. Walton

In Memoriam William E. Walton Professor of Entomology (September 1, 1956 - October 18, 2020) The Department of Entomology, the University of California, and the field of vector ecology have lost one of their most dedicated, productive, and beloved scientists. Dr. William E. (Bill) Walton, Professor of Entomology, passed away at the UC Irvine Medical...
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Remembering Robert F. Luck

In Memoriam Robert F. Luck Professor of Entomology, Emeritus (May 29, 1941- September 6, 2020) Robert F. Luck, Professor of Entomology, Emeritus, University of California, Riverside, internationally known for his research on biological control of citrus pests and the basic science underpinning biological control, passed away on September 6, 2020, in Santa Rosa, California. His...
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In Memory of Daniel R. Gallie

In Memoriam Daniel R. Gallie Professor of Biochemistry (1957 - 2020) Daniel Ross Gallie was born June 8, 1957, in Dearborn, Michigan and passed away on September 13, 2020 at the age of 63 after a five year struggle with cancer. He earned his B.S. in Chemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University...
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