In Memoriam: Nabil Farhat, 1933-2020

Penn Engineering mourns the death of Dr. Nabil Farhat, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, who died on November 3, 2020. Dr. Farhat was born in Palestine on November 3, 1933, and earned a doctoral degree in 1963 in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the faculty of […]

In Memoriam: Noah Prywes, 1925-2020

Penn Engineering mourns the death of Professor Emeritus Noah S. Prywes, pioneering researcher in the field of computer science and accomplished teacher and mentor, who passed away on September 21, 2020. Dr. Prywes was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1925. He immigrated with his family to pre-state Israel in 1933 and later attended the Technion-Israel […]

In Memoriam: David Geselowitz, 1930-2020

Penn Engineering mourns the death of our former colleague Dr. David Geselowitz, who died on August 22, 2020. The Penn Engineering and Penn State communities have lost a brilliant scientist and researcher, and an extraordinary teacher, mentor and friend. Dr. Geselowitz was born in Philadelphia in 1930, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where […]