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November 21, 2006, Volume 53, No. 13

Dr. Alameldin, Computer Science

Dr. Tarek Alameldin, former research assistant in the department of computer and information science, died November 6 at age 43.

A native of Cairo, Egypt, Dr. Alameldin earned a B.Sc. at Ain Shams University and a M.S. in computer science in 1985 from Columbia University. He continued his graduate education at Penn where he did his doctoral work under Dr. Norman Badler, the leading American researcher in computer graphics. During this time he also worked as a teaching and researchfellow. He earned a master’s degree in engineering in 1990 and his Ph.D. in 1991.

At the time of his death, Dr. Alameldin was a professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at California State University, Fresno.

Dr. Alameldin is survived by his children, Muhammad and Khalid; his parents; and two sisters.

Dr. Bowman, Romance Languages

Frank Bowman

Dr. Frank Paul Bowman, a world-renowned specialist in 19th century French literature, and professor emeritus of French, passed away on November 14  at the age of 79.

His obituary will appear in the next issue of Almanac.


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Almanac - November 21, 2006, Volume 53, No. 13