Dilbagh Singh Athwal was born on October 12, 1928, and died on May 14, 2017. He was an Indian geneticist, plant breeder, and agriculturist, He was well known to have conducted pioneering research in plant breeding. Athwal was a former professor and the Head of the Department of Plant Breeding at Punjab Agricultural University and ..
Neil Rolde was born on July 25, 1931, in Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S. and died on May 15, 2017. He was an American historian, author, philanthropist, and politician. Rolde attended Phillips Academy in Andover. Rolde earned a BA in English Literature at Yale University and a masters in journalism at Columbia University. Rolde worked as a ..
Karl-Otto Apel was born on March 15, 1922, and died on May 15, 2017. He was a German philosopher and Professor Emeritus at the University of Frankfurt am Main. Apel developed a distinctive philosophical approach which he called “transcendental pragmatics” (Transzendentalpragmatik). He served as a lecturer at the University of Mainz in 1961. Apel was ..
Eugene T. Gendlin was born Eugen Gendelin on December 25, 1926, in Vienna and died May 1, 2017, in Spring Valley, New York. He was an American philosopher. He developed ways of thinking about and working with living process, the bodily felt sense and the ‘philosophy of the implicit’. Even though he had no degree ..
Judith Stein was born in Brooklyn, New York and died on May 8, 2017. She was an American historian. She was a Distinguished Professor of History at the City College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Stein’s works on African American history, social movements, labor and business history, and political economy. ..
Ernest Jackson Lawson Soulsby, Baron Soulsby of Swaffham Prior was born on June 23, 1926, and died on May 8, 2017. He was a British microbiologist and parasitologist. During 1990 Soulsby was made a Conservative life peer and sat in the House of Lords until his retirement in December 2015. He was also veterinary surgeon ..
Allan H. Meltzer was born on February 6, 1928, in Boston, Massachusetts and died on May 8, 2017. He was an American economist. He was served as Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and Institute for Politics and Strategy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Allan was born into a Jewish family. ..
Peng Shaoyi was born on November 9, 1917, and died on May 6, 2017. He was a Chinese physical chemist. He was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1980. Peng Shaoyi was a member of China Democratic League since 1956. Peng Shaoyi passed away at 99 ..
Eduard Franz Sekler died on May 1, 2017. He was an architectural historian and Osgood Hooker Professor of Visual Art Emeritus and professor of architecture emeritus at Harvard University. Sekler was a native of Vienna, Eduard Sekler earned his professional degree with distinction in architecture from its Vienna University of Technology, prior to studying under ..
Julius S. Youngner was born on October 24, 1920, and died on April 27, 2017. He was an American notable Service Professor in the School of Medicine and Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at University of Pittsburgh responsible for advances necessary for development of a vaccine for poliomyelitis and the first intranasal equine influenza ..