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In Memoriam: Professor Lay Nam Chang

College of Science, Dean Lay Nam Chang.

The Physics Department mourns the passing of Professor Lay Nam Chang.  Dr. Chang passed away on the evening of Tuesday Dec. 8.   Dr. Chang joined our department in 1978, and served as Chair of the department from 1995 - 2002.  He was the last Dean of the combined College of Arts and Sciences in 2002, and the founding Dean of the College of Science from 2003 - 2016.

A more detailed In Memoriam piece is available here.

Condolences may be shared online at Remembering Dr. Lay Nam Chang.

For those who would like to honor the memory of Lay Nam Chang, in lieu of flowers, the Chang family suggests making a memorial contribution to the Lay Nam Chang Dean’s Chair in the College of Science at Virginia Tech.