Bernard Edward Douda 1930-2020
Dr. Bernard E. Douda passed away on March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. He was 89 years old. Dr. Douda helped to support and promote the “First Military Pyrotechnics Seminar” that took place in Estes Park, Colorado in 1968. Later, he was a founding member of the International Pyrotechnics Society, which has continued this seminar series ever since. He will be greatly missed.

Please see our history page for more information about Dr. Douda’s critical role in the formation of our society. Also, please see the obituary that recently appeared in Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics.