Chemical engineering mourns the death of Robert Nedwick


Professor Robert Nedwick passed away on Wednesday, February 25, after recently retiring from the chemical engineering department at Penn State. Over the course of his 15-year career at the University, he contributed to the education of more than 2,000 Penn State chemical engineers. Nedwick taught both Process Design and Process Safety courses. Professor Nedwick was a friend to all. He genuinely loved Penn State and was fully committed to his chemical engineering students. He will be greatly missed. 

Read Professor Nedwick's full obituary.


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