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Dock-Sang Rim: 1928-1982
At 54, Mathematics Professor Dock-Sang Rim succumbed to cancer on November 18, 1982.
Dr. Rim entered the U.S. with an undergraduate degree from Seoul National University in South Korea and earned his doctorate at Indiana University in 1957. He taught at Columbia and Brandeis from 1957-1964 and came to Penn in 1965, serving as graduate group chairman, 1974-75 and chairman, 1975-78.
He is survived by his wife and three children.