NSM Faculty/Staff Newsletter

From the Office of the Dean

NSM Mourns the Passing of Former Dean Roy Weinstein

Roy Weinstein Former NSM Dean Roy Weinstein, professor emeritus of physics, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 20, at his home. He was 96. A private memorial with family and close friends was held the following weekend.

Weinstein is remembered as a dedicated, innovative, and inquisitive scientist.

He joined the University of Houston in 1982, serving as Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics from 1982-1988. His leadership helped shape the College, the Department of Physics, and the Texas Center for Superconductivity. He served as a professor of physics from 1982–2007, and then held research professor and professor emeritus titles.

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