The IEA community has been saddened to learn of the deaths of two leading researchers and visionary leaders in HFE over the last months. Former IEA President Illka Kurinka passed away on 9th July. Further information about his contributions and personal remembrances from colleagues can be found here. Richard Cook, well known for his work on resiliance engineering died on August 31st. His colleagues have put together a webpage on his career and accomplishments. The IEA would like to express our condolences to the families and colleagues of these two outstanding HFE scientists and well-regarded people.