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xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxMarch 2006 - Issue 45


In Memoriam

M. Banerjee

The UMD Department of Physics has lost one of its beloved colleagues. Professor Manoj K. Banerjee passed away on February 18, 2006. He was a husband of the late Uma Banerjee, loving father of Sanjoy Banerjee and his wife Alison Kelly, grandfather of Shreya, Arjun and Stirling. He is also survived by several relatives and friends.

Dr. Banerjee served the department for nearly 40 years. He was a distinguished scientist who has made significant contributions in all three areas of academic endeavor demonstrating extensive skills in carrying out his research, teaching and service duties.

His awards and honors included the Weizmann Fellowship in 1962, fellow of both the APS and the Indian Academy of Science and earning the Humboldt Research Award in 1996. He was a colleague, family member and friend. Dr. Banerjee will sorely be missed.

A service was held at Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home on
February 25, 2006.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made, in his honor, to the charity of ones choice.






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