Death: Gennady Obrant

Gennady Obrant, DZero collaborator, passed away last week from a heart attack. Obrant was a long-time collaborator on DZero, where he worked on many aspects of the experiment, including in the control room and as an active member of the Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) group.

“Gena was an excellent physicist, always helpful, and a good friend to many of us. We will miss him,” said DZero co-spokespersons Dmitri Denisov and Stefan Soldner-Rembold.”We would like to express our condolences to Gena’s family in Russia.”

A service for Obrant will take place from 5 – 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at the Countryside Funeral Home, located at 950 South Bartlett Road in Bartlett. To get to the funeral home from the laboratory, head north on Route 59 to Bartlett Road. The funeral home is on the southwest corner of Stearns Road and South Bartlett Road, one mile east of Route 59.

Read his obituary (in Russian).