It is with deep sadness that we report that our beloved colleague and friend Professor Cecil Rousseau passed away on April 10 2020. He died peacefully, at his home. He was a mathematical giant who brought distinction to the Department over many years. He will dearly be missed.
It is with great sadness that the Department of Mathematical Sciences announces that Dr. S.P. Wong, a retired Professor of Statistics, passed away on October 9, 2017. An obituary can be found on his personal webpage and, in memory of his devotion to the mentoring of graduate students, the department has established a new student award for graduate students in statistics.
Dr. Harold Stephens passed away on February 4, 2013 at the age of 93. He was a member of our department many years ago. As a window into the past, here is a history of the department written by Dr. Stephens in 1973.