Obituaries

Obituaries

June 8, 2018

Gary A. Parks, honored for his roles as a past ASCE Oregon Section president and for his 41 years of work for the Bonneville Power Administration, has died at 73. A Life Member, Parks, P.E.,…Read More >>

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June 1, 2018

Anthony R. Kane, a noted transportation safety advocate in leadership roles with the Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, has died at 72. Kane, Ph.D., M.ASCE, was the…Read More >>

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May 25, 2018

Marlin L. Sheridan, Ph.D., of Coldspring, Texas, a Life Member who designed the foundation for the first supersonic wind tunnel and chaired the civil engineer department at Bucknell University, has died at 96. Born in…Read More >>

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May 25, 2018

Distinguished Member David P. Billington, who inspired generations of engineers by championing artistic expression under the practical constraints of engineering, has died at 90. An emeritus professor of engineering at Princeton University, Billington, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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April 5, 2018

Former Texas Section president H. Douglas Steadman, the engineer behind many of San Antonio’s modern landmarks including the Alamodome, has died at 91. Over the course of a 50-year career, Steadman, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, oversaw…Read More >>

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April 5, 2018

Stephen A. Mahin, professor emeritus of structural engineering at the University of California, Berkeley whose earthquake engineering expertise was recognized worldwide, has died at 71. Mahin, Ph.D., M.ASCE, was the founding director of the Computational…Read More >>

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April 5, 2018

Walter C. Grantz, who oversaw the design of many iconic transportation tunnels including the I-95 Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Boston’s Ted Williams Tunnel, and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel’s parallel crossing, has died….Read More >>

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April 2, 2018

ASCE United Kingdom Group President Carlos A. Brebbia, recognized for advancements in the boundary element method of engineering calculations, has died at 79. Brebbia, Ph.D., F.ASCE, founded the Wessex Institute of Technology in Southampton, England,…Read More >>

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March 13, 2018

Samuel Weissman, a former senior vice president at Ammann & Whitney in New York whose work on major transportation projects earned him acclaim from the White House to the mayor of New York, has died…Read More >>

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March 13, 2018

Life Member Jesse T. Perry, a Nashville-based civil engineer who taught architect-engineer contracting to hundreds of professionals over a lengthy career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has died at 82. Known as “Jess,”…Read More >>

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