Obituaries

Stanford Medicine —

William Dement, giant in sleep medicine, dies at 91

A founder of the field of sleep medicine, ardent campaigner against the dangers of drowsiness and teacher of Stanford’s hugely popular Sleep and Dreams course, William Dement has died.

Stuart Macmillan, long-time Stanford teacher, dies at 68

Stuart Macmillan contributed to technologies at Sun Microsystems and was a chief scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. At Stanford, he co-taught a year-round course on clean energy entrepreneurship.