Wu-Ki Tung

Age 69, resident of Seattle, passed away on March 30, 2009. Born in Yunan, China, moved to the US in 1961 to continue his studies, and lived most recently in Okemos, Michigan before moving to Seattle in 2005. Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University, and Affiliated Professor at University of Washington, Wu-Ki devoted his career to the field of high energy particle physics. He enjoyed professional collaborations and friendships with scientists around the world. Wu-Ki is survived by his wife of 45 years, Beatrice, sons Lei and Bruce, grandchildren Max and Allie, and his mother, Wang Shou-Ching, age 96. Kind gestures of remembrance may be made in the form of contributions to Providence Hospice of Seattle, 425 Pontius Ave N., #300, Seattle, WA 98109.


Professor of Physics

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-2320


Field of Research

Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics

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