André Tridon Jagendorf was born on October 21, 1926, in New York City and died on March 13, 2017. He was a Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor Emeritus in the Section of Plant Biology at Cornell University. He was notable for providing direct evidence that chloroplasts synthesize adenosine triphosphate (ATP) using the chemiosmotic mechanism proposed by ..
Morton Deutsch was born on February 4, 1920, and died on March 13, 2017. He was a social psychologist and researcher in conflict resolution. He was one of the founding fathers of the field of conflict resolution. There was a Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Deutsch as the 63rd most cited ..
George Lewith was born on January 12, 1950 and died on March 17, 2017. He was a professor at the University of Southampton researching alternative medicine and a practitioner of complementary medicine. Lewith was a prominent and sometimes controversial advocate of complementary medicine in the UK. George Lewith passed away at 67 ..
Peter Kwong was born in 1941, in Taiwan and died in 2017. He was a professor of Asian-American studies and urban affairs and planning at Hunter College. He worked in New York City, as well as a professor of sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He was a pioneer ..
Geoffrey John Wainwright was born on September 19, 1937, and died on March 6, 2017. He was a British archaeologist specializing in prehistory. Wainwright was the Chief Archaeologist of English Heritage from 1989 to 1999, and visiting professor to a number of universities. Wainwright served as President of the Prehistoric Society from 1981 to 1985 ..
Mahlon E. Doyle was born on June 14, 1921, and died on March 4, 2017. He was an American cryptologist. Doyle had a 31-year career at the National Security Agency and its predecessor organizations. He was an inventor, innovator, and author, Doyle profoundly affected the design of modern cryptographic devices. He designed the cryptologics for ..
George Weinberg was born on May 17, 1929 and died on March 20, 2017. He was an American psychologist. Weinberg was the author of several books. Weinberg coined the term “homophobia” in 1965, and it first appeared in the press in 1969. Weinberg’s father, Frederick Weinberg, was a lawyer while his mother, Lillian Hyman, was ..
Agustí Montal Costa was born on April 5, 1934, in Barcelona and died on March 22, 2017, in Barcelona. He was a Spanish economist and businessman. He is the son of Agustí Montal Galobart. Costa was a member of an important family of Catalan cotton textile manufacturers. During 1969, Costa was elected president of FC ..
Chandler Seymour Robbins was born on July 17, 1918, in Belmont, Massachusetts and died on March 20, 2017. He was an American ornithologist. Robbins’ contributions to the field include co-authorship of an influential field guide to birds, as well as organizing the North American Breeding Bird Survey. Following a 60 years career in public service, ..
André Tosel was born on June 15, 1941 and died on March 14, 2017. He was a French Marxist philosopher and academic administrator. Tosel taught Philosophy at the University of Franche-Comté and Pantheon-Sorbonne University until he became a full professor of Philosophy at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. Tosel served as its vice president ..