Esteemed scientist and teacher Milton Sommerfeld passed away on May 16, 2017. Sommerfeld was one of the nation’s top experts on algae, having spent five decades researching and engineering its uses from biofuel to food to cleaning up environmental threats. At ASU he was known as the “Wizard of Ooze” for his role as an algae evangelist.
Faculty are invited to attend his memorial on May 27, 2017.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
King of Glory Lutheran Church, 2085 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282
Sommerfeld’s family requests donations to the Milton Sommerfeld Fund to Advance Algae Research in lieu of flowers. Please make checks payable to the ASU Foundation and send to PO Box 2260, Attn Cash Receipting, Tempe, AZ 85280 with “In Memory of Milton Sommerfeld” noted, or send donations online. Gifts will go to a permanently endowed fund to assist students.