ALMANAC BETWEEN ISSUES June 6, 2000


DEATH

Memorial Service: Dr. Shen

Dr. David W. C. Shen, professor emeritus of systems engineering, died in his sleep of heart failure on June 1. He was 80 years old.

He had earned his BS in electrical engineering from National Tsing Hua University in 1938, his Ph.D. from the University of London in 1948, and then held temporary appointments at Adelaide, Illinois and MIT. He joined Penn as assistant professor of electrical engineering in 1957 and eventually retired as professor of systems engineering in December of 1983. At the time of his death he was living in a nursing home in Delaware. His remaining relative is a sister in California.

Arrangements made by the Chinese Gospel Church in Philadelphia are: Saturday, June 10, Baldi Funeral Home, 1331 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, viewing: 9 a.m. and service: 10 a.m.


Posted 6/6/2000

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