Prof. Edward Bilpuch, Dead at 85

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Prof. Edward Bilpuch, Henry W. Newson Professor Emeritus, passed away in Duke Hospital of heart failure on Sunday, September 16. Prof. Bilpuch joined the Duke Physics faculty as Assistant Professor in 1962 and succeeded Prof. Henry Newson as the Director of TUNL in 1978 until his retirement from this position in 1992. DukeToday has published a story about Prof. Bilpuch. Read it here. Former staff Maxine Stern conducted a nice interview of Prof. Bilpuch some time ago that can be viewed here. Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm on Friday, September 21, at the Duke University Divinity School in the Goodson Chapel.  Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 pm Thursday at the Howerton and Bryan Funeral Home at 1005 West Main Street in Durham. A link to the obituary and funeral home with guest book is here.