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Obituaries
April 7, 2015

Albert A. Grant, F.ASCE, P.E., Pres.88.ASCE, the 1988 American Society of Civil Engineers president and the former chair of the Engineers’ Forum on Sustainability of the American Association of Engineering Societies, died on April 2 at…Read More >>

March 30, 2015

Fredric Raichlen, Ph.D., F.ASCE, professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the California Institute of Technology and expert on the mechanics of tsunamis, the waves created by underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other geologic events,…Read More >>

March 24, 2015

American Society of Civil Engineers Student Member Aurora Ephraim, who attended the University of Miami, died March 15. She was 20. Ms. Ephraim, a resident of Hazlet, New Jersey, was born on September 15, 1994,…Read More >>

March 24, 2015

Honorary Member A. James Clark, Hon.M.ASCE, NAE, who owned one of the country’s largest general contracting firms, Clark Enterprises, died March 20 at his home in Easton, Maryland. He was 87. Mr. Clark, born in…Read More >>

March 24, 2015

Charles Button, P.E., M.ASCE, credited for his instrumental role in the modernization of the Boston region’s public drinking-water system, died March 13. He was 70. Mr. Button was the founder and president of Freshwater Consulting….Read More >>

March 18, 2015

Distinguished Member Abba G. Lichtenstein, Ph.D., P.E., acclaimed for his efforts to restore and preserve historic bridges and founder of a New York–based consulting firm in his name, died March 13 at his home in…Read More >>

March 4, 2015

Robert G. Dean, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, a world leader in coastal engineering, who spent most of his professional career as a graduate research professor in the Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering Program in the Civil…Read More >>

February 10, 2015

John E. Olsson, P.E., L.S. M.ASCE, founder of Olsson Associates, and past president of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Nebraska Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies, passed away on January 28…Read More >>

February 4, 2015

Paul Allen Seaburg, Ph.D., P.E, F.ASCE, distinguished educator, and founding member of the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), passed away on December 29 at the age of 80. Prior to his death he served as adjunct professor of…Read More >>

January 27, 2015

Leland Jasper Walker, P.E., Pres.77.ASCE, the first geotechnical engineer elected ASCE president and founder of Northern Testing Laboratories (later Northern Engineering and Testing), a geotechnical consulting firm, passed away on December 31 at the age of…Read More >>