Obituaries

Obituaries

March 21, 2019

John H. Wiedeman, a leading engineer in Atlanta who served as ASCE president in 1983, has died at 83. Wiedeman, P.E., F.ASCE, Pres.83.ASCE, was for 15 years an owner of Wiedeman and Singleton Inc., a…Read More >>

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March 21, 2019

John Frederick “Fred” Graham Jr., for many years a civil engineering and construction leader in Pittsburgh, has died. He was 82. Graham, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, was born in Pittsburgh and he devoted his working life to…Read More >>

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March 8, 2019

ASCE has learned of the passing of Benoit Joubert, an international leader in humanitarian development. He was 96. Joubert was an ASCE member for many years, and came to the U.S. from his native France…Read More >>

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February 26, 2019

David Christopher Roe, a Renaissance man of the civil engineering world, has died at 85. Roe, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, was a member of ASCE since 1961. He served as a draftsman in the U.S. Army…Read More >>

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February 25, 2019

Kent Shreeve, a forensic engineering specialist and founder of Shreeve Engineers in Little Rock, AR, has died. He was 81. After serving as a civil engineer lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, Shreeve, P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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January 15, 2019

C. Samuel Martin, a world-renowned authority in fluid mechanics, specifically water hammer and hydraulics, and a Georgia Institute of Technology professor emeritus who taught from the early 1960s through 1998, has died at 82. Martin,…Read More >>

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January 3, 2019

Dale Nelson, an extremely dedicated ASCE member from Anchorage, AK, who rose to serve as Region 8 Director from 2015 to 2018, has died. He was 74. A Life Member, Nelson, P.E., F.ASCE, served ASCE…Read More >>

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January 3, 2019

Peter Nikolay Soin, a longtime California Department of Transportation engineer whose projects included studying the collapsed segment of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, has died at 62. Soin, P.E.,…Read More >>

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January 3, 2019

Ricardo Jacquez, dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management at California State University, Chico, who encouraged diversity in the profession, has died at 70. Jacquez, M.ASCE, earned his degree in civil…Read More >>

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November 2, 2018

Russell G. Ludwig, a California sanitary engineer whose skills were in demand around the world from World War II into the 2000s, has died at 99. Ludwig, P.E., F.ASCE, joined the Society in 1941. He…Read More >>

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