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Evi Nemeth lost at sea

nina.00Evi Nemeth – a University of Colorado computer science faculty member well known for her contributions to Unix system administration and system security, and the undergraduate advisor of UW CSE faculty member Yoshi Kohno – has been lost at sea and is presumed dead.  Nemeth was sailing aboard the famous schooner Niña, winner of the 1928 3900-mile race from New York to Santander Spain, of the 600-mile Fastnet Race that same year, of the 1929 race from London to Gibson Island Chesapeake Bay, of the New York Yacht Club Astor Cup in 1939 and 1940, of the 233 mile Stanford-Vineyard Race on Long Island Sound (repeatedly), and, at age 34, of the 1962 Newport to Bermuda race.

Articles here and here (with an interesting video in the latter).

July 6, 2013