In Memoriam: Dirk Mahling

It is with sadness that we announce that Dr. Dirk Mahling passed away on March 18, 2022 at the age of 61 following a battle with sarcoma. Dr. Mahling received his UMass Amherst Computer Science PhD in 1990 (advised by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Bruce Croft). He went on to a successful career in both academia and industry. More on his life and career.

Dr. Mahling leaves behind his wife Sabine and sons Gerrit and Hendrik (wife Sidney). A celebration of life ceremony was held on May 18th in Maine. In lieu of flowers, Dr. Mahling’s family asks that you consider donating to the American Sarcoma Foundation (