Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Professor John B. Thomas Obituary

October 10, 2018

It is with deep regret that we share the passing of John Bowman Thomas, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus. He died on September 13, 2018. Professor Thomas joined Princeton’s faculty in September of 1955, and retired on July 1, 1990. Some of his notable advisees include Prof. Hisashi Kobayashi and Prof. H. Vincent Poor. The University flag over East Pyne will fly at half-staff in his memory October 8-10, 2018. More details about his life are included in his obituary.