Obituaries

Obituaries

August 13, 2014

Charles “Chuck” Cushing Ladd III, Sc.D., P.E., D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, internationally known for his outstanding contributions to the teaching, research, and practice of geotechnical engineering, passed away on August 4 at the age of 81. Edmund…Read More >>

August 6, 2014

Russell Porter, P.E., LEED AP, M.ASCE, ASCE’s Region 1 governor, and the Rochester Section’s State and Regional Affairs Committee chair, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on July 31, at the age of 62….Read More >>

August 6, 2014

Irvan F. Mendenhall, P.E., Pres.81.ASCE, and co-founder and chairman of the board of the Los Angeles consulting firm Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall (DMJM), passed away July 29 at the age of 96. Born June 21,…Read More >>

July 28, 2014

Stanley D. Lindsey, Ph.D., M.ASCE, a pioneer in the use of computers for the analysis and design of structures and one of the first engineers to integrate computer-aided design with drafting, passed away on July…Read More >>

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June 10, 2014

Craig Elliott Taylor, Ph.D., Aff.M.ASCE, who left an impressive legacy in promoting new methods and ideas in multihazard disaster risk management, passed away in May at the age of 68. Taylor was deeply involved in risk…Read More >>

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June 5, 2014

Carolyn J. Merry, Ph.D., M.ASCE, faculty emeritus and past chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering at Ohio State University (OSU), tragically passed away when her car was involved in a crash with…Read More >>

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May 16, 2014

Louis L. Guy, Jr., P.E., F.ASCE, who was awarded ASCE’s Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award in 1992 for “contributing substantially to the status of the engineering profession by establishing a reputation for professional service,” passed…Read More >>

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May 16, 2014

Charles Gerald “Chuck” Salmon, Hon.M.ASCE, a well-respected and distinguished emeritus professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and author/co-author of a number of widely used textbooks on the subjects of…Read More >>

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April 24, 2014

Joseph N. Rizzi, Jr., P.E., F.ASCE, a World War II veteran who served as vice president and principal of Hazen and Sawyer, an environmental engineering consulting firm, passed away on March 30 at the age…Read More >>

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April 24, 2014

Paul R. Munger, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, who as chair of the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors was involved in the investigation of the 1981 collapse of the Hyatt Regency skywalks in Kansas…Read More >>

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