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Stanford physicist and engineer Theodore “Ted” Geballe has died

Portrait of Ted Geballe

With a heavy heart, we are saddened to announce the death of our friend, colleague, mentor and cheerleader, Ted Geballe. Ted died peacefully at home on Oct 24th 2021, surrounded by his extensive family. He was 101. His scientific legacy is enormous. We will miss him for his scientific insights, his incredible warmth of character, and his unflagging enthusiasm. We were all fortunate to have had the opportunity to know, work with, and learn from Ted. Rest in peace, Ted --- we will miss you.