Last week, on January 23, 2015, the founder and Honorary Life President of the International Society for Engineering Education Pedagogy (IGIP), Adolf Melezinek, passed away. The following is a message from IGIP’s IFEES Representative, Michael Auer:
I have to announce the sad notice that the founder of IGIP, its long-term President and Honorary Life President, our highly esteemed colleague and friend Adolf Melezinek has passed away in the morning of the 23 January 2015. We want to express our deepest condolences to his wife Vera and his children and grandchildren. We will always remember him as an excellent scientist, outstanding university teacher and a warm, caring and kind individual. He received many awards for his scientific contributions during his outstanding career and made the IGIP to an internationally established professional society. He will be remembered fondly by many of us for years to come.