David Wahlstrom, J.D., F.ASCE, professor emeritus at the University of Houston, where he led their Construction Management program, passed away on November 8 at the age of 71. Born in Hendricks, Minnesota, on April 17, 1942, Wahlstrom graduated from Hendricks High School in 1960. His first year of college was spent at Augustana College, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, but he later transferred to South Dakota State in Brookings and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1964. He earned a master’s degree at San Diego State University in January of 1971 and received his doctor of jurisprudence from Indiana University in 1983. His work experience includes civil engineering jobs in national parks as well as associate professorships at the University of Houston, Purdue University, and San Diego State University.
David Wahlstrom, Professor Emeritus at the University of Houston, Dies at 71
December 3, 2013