Miguel H. Ibañez S.

Venezuela

1945-2020


Obituary:

Miguel Hernando Ibañez Sanchez passed away on July 6th, 2020 in Colombia. Born in 1945, he graduated of the National University of Colombia in 1970 and received his Ph.D at the University of Edinburgh in 1980. Ibañez spent the majority of his career in the Department of Physics at the Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela, where in 1995 he founded the Center for Theoretical Physics (later the Center for Fundamental Physics). A gifted theoretician, Ibañez was the author of over fifty papers with his major focus being the physics of plasmas.

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  • Past Member of Division H Interstellar Matter and Local Universe (until 2020)

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