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AEM Alumnus Bruce R. White passes away at 69

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Bruce R. White has passed away on April 25, 2018 at the age of 69 after a brief illness. White obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1971 and 1972.

After graduating from the University of Minnesota, White went on to get his Ph.D. at Iowa State University, studying dust storms on Mars. He then moved to UC Davis in 1975 and has served as Academic Personnel, Associate Dean of Graduate studies, Associate Dean of Academic Personnel and Planning, and Dean.

He was nationally recognized for his work in wind studies, especially his ’90 degree’ effort in which he helped the San Francisco Giant’s baseball team prepare to build what is now known as AT&T Park by limiting the wind that would hit the field.

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