Letter to MIT community regarding death of graduate student Hadi Kasab
March 7, 2014
MIT community mourns the loss of graduate student Hadi Kasab
March 7, 2014President Reif urges members of the MIT community to support one another.
Bruce Graber, Alumni Association IT expert, dies at 51
February 25, 2014
Howard Brenner, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, passes away at 84
February 25, 2014Fluid dynamics researcher profoundly influenced his field
Wayne Andersen, pioneer in visual arts at MIT, dies at 85
February 12, 2014Art historian joined the Department of Architecture in 1965.
Robert Alberty, professor emeritus of chemistry and former dean of science, dies at 92
January 23, 2014Chemist’s seminal contributions to the thermodynamics and kinetics of biochemical reactions still shape the field, colleagues say.
James K. Roberge, professor of electrical engineering, dies at 75
January 13, 2014A member of the MIT faculty since 1967, Roberge spent nearly his entire professional career at MIT.
Memorial service for Audrey Dobek-Bell to be held Jan. 16
January 13, 2014
Elizabeth Johnson, widow of former MIT president Howard Johnson, dies at 92
January 8, 2014Known for her ‘warmth, kindness, and gracious good sense’ during campus upheaval in the late 1960s, Johnson helped lead MIT at a divisive time.
Theodore Madden, EAPS professor emeritus, dies at 88
November 18, 2013A MIT faculty member for more than 40 years, Madden is remembered for his contributions to earth science research.
Stephen H. Crandall, professor emeritus in MechE, dies at 92
November 8, 2013Crandall remembered for his pioneering work in the field of solid mechanics and random vibrations.
Lincoln Palmer Bloomfield, professor emeritus of political science, dies at 93
November 5, 2013Longtime member of the MIT faculty was noted for his work on containing conflict and averting nuclear escalation.
Ann Wolpert, director of libraries, has died at 70
October 2, 2013Served MIT for 17 years; was leading light on role of the research library in the digital age.
Robert E. Ogilvie, DMSE professor emeritus, dies at 89
September 25, 2013
Peter Reich, former chief of psychiatry at MIT Medical, dies at 82
September 6, 2013
Kenneth Stevens, professor emeritus in EECS, dies at 89
August 22, 2013Stevens’ pioneering work as the originator of the quantal theory of speech helped earn him the National Medal of Science.
Path-breaking historian Pauline Maier dies at age 75
August 14, 2013MIT professor’s work illuminated the richness and complexity of Revolutionary-era America and the origins of democracy in the U.S.
Robert Meservey, pioneering MIT physicist, dies at 92
July 1, 2013Buckley Prize winner was member of the Institute community for more than 50 years.
Svetlana Adamova Sussman, MIT Sloan administrative officer, dies at 53
June 14, 2013Sussman was known for her leadership, mentorship and more.
Patrick A. Kearney, DMSE instructor, dies at 81
June 12, 2013Known for his dedication to students
Longtime biology professor Annamaria Torriani-Gorini dies at 94
June 5, 2013Microbiologist and lifelong social activist worked at MIT from 1960 to 1989.
MIT visiting scientist Kanako Miura, 36, dies while bicycling in Boston
May 22, 2013'She truly became an integral part of the CSAIL community.'
Mechanical engineering professor Joseph LeConte Smith Jr. dies at 83
May 14, 2013Longtime director of Cryogenic Engineering Laboratory taught at MIT from 1956 to 2008.
Emily Wick PhD '51, MIT's first female professor to earn tenure, dies at 91
April 23, 2013Was a pioneer in women's rights on campus and loved sailing.
‘He loved us, and we loved him’
April 19, 2013MIT community recalls fallen officer Sean Collier, who made a big impression in 15 months at MIT.