Dr. Arnold Rosenblum, internationally known theoretical physicist, died suddenly on January 1, 1991 at his home in Logan, Utah. He was Director of the International Institute of Theoretical Physics at Utah State University.

Dr. Rosenblum was born on June 24, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York. He earned his BS degree in physics from Columbia University in 1964, his MS degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1965 and his Ph.D. degree from Temple University in 1970.His main fields of specialization were general relativity, supergravity, optical parallel computing, solar energy, and astrophysics. The scope of his expertise combined with his vast energy and imagination made him a catalyst in many scientific areas. He served as organizer, director and lecturer at many international meetings, including advanced NATO workshops. He leaves behind a substantial body of published scientific work including three books which contribute many significant new ideas. His honors include the Harvard Smithsonian Award in 1981 and the Humbolt Award in 1983 for excellence in research.

He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Rosenblum, of Brooklyn, New York.

A funeral service will be held at the Morris Funeral Chapel in Brooklyn, N.Y., at 1 p.m., on Sunday, January 6, and a memorial service will be held at Utah State University on January 15th.

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