Craig Kletzing

Craig Kletzing

1958-2023

Craig Kletzing, the easygoing, humble University of Iowa professor who combined a zeal for teaching with a decorated research career in space plasma experimental physics died on August 10, 2023. He was 65.

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Donald Gurnett, Ph.D.

Donald Gurnett

1940-2022

Donald Gurnett, a pioneering space scientist whose career as a student, teacher, and researcher at the University of Iowa spanned more than 60 years, died on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. He was 81.

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John W. Schweitzer

John W. Schweitzer

(1941 – 2023)

John W. Schweitzer, Professor Emeritus, and a condensed matter physicist, died on September 28, 2023. John was born in Covington, Kentucky. He received his BA in physics from Thomas More College in Covington, and his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Cincinnati. He joined the University of Iowa faculty in 1966 and continued in the Department of Physics and Astronomy until his retirement, becoming Professor Emeritus in 2010.

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