In Memoriam

Here we recognize faculty members who have passed away, and their many contributions to the Department, the University and to science. Comments, remembrances and photos are appreciated and may be sent to [email protected].

W. Jason Morgan *64
Knox Taylor Professor of Geology and Professor of Geophysics
Geology, Geophysics

W. Jason Morgan passed away on July 31, 2023 at his home in Beverly, Massachusetts. Morgan (*64, Faculty 1967-2003)

Tullis C. Onstott *81
Professor of Geosciences


Tullis Onstott, known for his innovative research in several specialties and his explorations of lifeforms deep below the Earth’s surface, died Oct. 19, 2021, in Oracle, Arizona