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.
Robert C. O'Handley, former research scientist, dies at 70
March 12, 2013Was a longtime researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Robert Bishop, MIT economist and dean, dies at age 96
February 13, 2013A member of the MIT community for seven decades, he was a scholar of microeconomic theory, an innovative teacher, and a dean who helped expand the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
Nevin S. Scrimshaw, pioneer in nutrition research, dies at 95
February 11, 2013Institute Professor emeritus and recipient of the World Food Prize was the founder of MIT’s former Department of Nutrition and Food Science.
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Pioneering applied mathematician Chia-Chiao Lin dies at 96
January 14, 2013An Institute Professor since 1966, he was an active member of the MIT faculty for 40 years.
MIT community mourns the loss of Sloan graduate student Heng ‘Nikita’ Guo
October 30, 2012President Reif urges members of the community to support one another.
Nuclear physicist Peter T. Demos dies at 94
October 9, 2012Longtime faculty member guided MIT’s Bates Linear Accelerator from a groundbreaking idea to a globally renowned center for the study of nuclear structure and reactions.
Leonard Lerman, former senior lecturer at MIT, dies at 87
September 28, 2012