In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Gareth Thomas by Materials Science and Engineering February 11, 2014 Professor Emeritus of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Gareth Thomas (1932-2014) passed away on the 6th of February, 2014 in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands, at the age of 81. Professor Thomas was born in Maesteg, Wales, UK. ┬áHe earned his…

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by Materials Science and Engineering November 20, 2012 Alan W. Searcy, a professor emeritus in the College of Engineering, passed away on November 5, at the John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek. Searcy came to UC Berkeley after graduating from Pomona College in 1946, and earned his doctorate in physical chemistry in 1950. He joined…

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