Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy

Announcement on Passing of Professor Emeritus Paul Yergin

On August 17, 2016, Professor Emeritus Paul Flohr Yergin passed away at his home in Palm Springs, California.  Professor Yergin was born April 21, 1923 in the Bronx, New York, and was an active member of the faculty at Rensselaer for 37 years, advising and educating many undergraduate and graduate physics students, many of whom are still active research physicists.  He is survived by his long-time partner Kenneth Coons, whom he married in 2014, his daughters Ann Byrne and Susan Sakaye, and his son-in-law Ross Byrne

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