The Passing of Prof. Robert P. Behringer (1948-2018)

Bob Behringer

With deepest regrets we report that Robert P. Behringer, James B. Duke Professor, passed away on July 10, 2018. Bob received both his B.S. (1970) and PhD (1975) from Duke Physics, served as department chair from 1999-2002, lead the successful Behringer Group researching aspects of granular and fluid flows, received countless awards, and was beloved by all who knew him. DukeToday commemorated Bob with a lowering of flags and obituary online here. The News & Observer's obituary may be read here.

There will be a Celebration of Life service honoring Bob at University United Methodist Church, 150 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill on Friday, July 13 at 11:00 AM.