19 May 2021
The organizers of the programme “Mathematical aspects of turbulence: where do we stand?” (planned for January – June 2022) are sad to announce the death on 15 May of their co-organizer Charles Doering of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Charlie had participated enthusiastically in many INI programmes over the decades, beginning with 6 months at the 1995 programme “From Finite to Infinite Dimensional Systems“. He was well-known and well-loved by the members of many communities not only for his scientific insight and mathematical skill but also for his energy, kindness, and his mentoring of younger scientists. The picture below illustrates his wildly enthusiastic support for the Michigan Wolverines and indeed sums up his personality. The website https://www.forevermissed.com/charles-r-doering/about displays many touching tributes to the effect he has had on many lives. It also includes a wide variety of photographs, several of which were taken at INI in 1995.
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