Bill Mitchell, former dean of MIT's School of Architecture and Planning, dies at age 65
June 11, 2010He was an outspoken advocate for radically transforming infrastructure to create responsive sustainable cities, and played an instrumental role in transforming MIT's physical campus.
Also labeled: Faculty
Memorial service for Michael Feld to be held June 16
June 9, 2010'Remembering Michael' to feature reflections on the late physicist's personal and professional life
Joshua Jahnke, recently completed graduate studies, dies at age 29
May 7, 2010Dying from pancreatic cancer, the U.S. Navy lieutenant was determined to earn his degree.
Scientist, engineer and presidential adviser H. Guyford Stever dies at 93
April 16, 2010He headed two MIT departments, was president of Carnegie-Mellon University and directed the National Science Foundation.
Agnes N. Morrice, 44-year MIT employee, dies at age 95
April 14, 2010
Michael S. Feld, physics professor, dies at age 69
April 11, 2010Made fundamental contributions in the field of laser science; applied physics to biomedical problems
Robert Davine, longtime administrative officer, dies at 57
March 18, 2010
Nuclear engineer Thomas Pigford, former MIT professor, dies at age 87
March 5, 2010Helped lay the foundation for MIT’s graduate program in nuclear engineering
Professor Emeritus Norman D. Ham, helicopter rotor design expert, dies at age 80
February 19, 2010
Zipporah Levinson, Department of Mathematics’ ‘den mother,’ dies at age 93
February 5, 2010The wife of the late Institute Professor Norman Levinson opened her home to many of the department’s mathematicians
Also labeled: Mathematics
Professor Emeritus of Architecture Eduardo Catalano dies at age 92
February 2, 2010Argentine architect designed MIT’s Stratton Student Center as well as a North Carolina home praised by Frank Lloyd Wright
Philip Waldron, former personnel manager at Lincoln Laboratory, dies at 87
January 25, 2010
Jack Wozencraft, information theorist at MIT, 1925-2009
January 21, 2010Jack Wozencraft, considered one of the pioneers of coding theory in the nascent field of information theory, died peacefully August 31, 2009.
Edward Linde ’62, former MIT Corporation member, dies at age 68
January 11, 2010Real estate investor’s generous gift helped publicly launch MIT’s Campaign for Students
John Harrington PhD '58, first director of the MIT Center for Space Research, dies at 90
December 15, 2009
Letter from President Hockfield on the death of Howard Johnson
December 15, 2009
Former MIT President Howard W. Johnson dies at age 87
December 14, 2009A ‘loyal friend’ to the Institute, he also chaired the MIT Corporation and guided the school through a turbulent era.
Nobel-winning economist Paul A. Samuelson dies at age 94
December 13, 2009In a career that spanned seven decades, he transformed his field, influenced millions of students and turned MIT into an economics powerhouse
Memorial service for Leo Osgood to be held Dec. 11
December 3, 2009
Leo Osgood, former basketball coach, dean and OME director, dies
November 16, 2009A memorial service is being organized for the MIT community.
Kabelo Zwane, sophomore in mechanical engineering, dies at age 21
November 12, 2009
Also labeled: Students
Arthur F. Dotoli, Jr., worked at Lincoln Lab for 42 years, dies aged 78
November 11, 2009
Also labeled: Lincoln Laboratory
Inventor, lawyer and lecturer Robert H. Rines dies aged 87
November 4, 2009
Of Note: Symposium this Friday to celebrate the life of David Schauer
October 26, 2009
Memorial service for Peter N. Curtin scheduled
October 21, 2009A memorial service for Peter N. Curtin will be held on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 3:30 p.m.
Rodger Doxsey '69, PhD '74 dies at 62Subscribe
October 20, 2009Alumnus worked at MIT and later played key role as "heart and soul" of Hubble space telescope