The Nigerian Journal of Technology has received the sad news of the sudden demise of the immediate past Editor of the Journal (Engr. Dr. Samson Nnaemeka Ugwu). The entire Faculty of Engineering, University of Nigeria has been in a state of mourning since the news broke yesterday. Our heart goes out to his immediate family members, especially his young wife and children. You may wish to reach out to his family through his Head of Department, Engr. Prof. Chinenye Anyadike (+234-807-505-0445).