Skip to main content

Longtime staff member Bob Santini dies at age 81



Our colleague and friend Dr. Robert Santini passed away on March 11, 2023 at age 81. 

Bob was a part of our department for more than 50 years. He received a PhD with Harry Pardue in 1970 and spent his career here as a senior instrumentation specialist and served for twenty years as the director of the Amy Facility.

Among his many talents, Bob was a renowned expert in spectrometry and on the application of high resolution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and Magnetic Resonance imaging (MRI) to chemical and biological research.

Related links:

Listen to Bob's 2011 oral history interview in the Purdue Archives and Special Collections: 
Part one
Part two

Read full story.