Obituaries

Obituaries

July 27, 2017

Texas Section 1988 President and former ASCE Board member Malcolm L. Steinberg Sr., a state Department of Transportation engineer and author, has died at 90. Steinberg, P.E., F.ASCE, enjoyed a 40-year career as a transportation…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

Joel Herbert Rosenblatt, a World War II veteran whose lengthy civil and structural engineer based in Baltimore, MD, and in Florida included extensive time on international projects, has died at 92 at his home in…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

William R. “Bill” Nash, P.E., M.ASCE, who applied expertise from a career as a construction engineer to enhancing ASCE’s policies and standards as a “pillar” of the Construction Institute, died unexpectedly on June 24. Nash…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

The project manager behind the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span and other major works, Dennis Jyh-Yeh Jang, P.E., M.ASCE, senior vice president and structural engineer at T.Y. Lin International, has died unexpectedly at…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

Distinguished Member Joel Ivan Abrams, chairman of the University of Pittsburgh’s civil engineering department for more than 20 years and a past president of ASCE’s Pittsburgh Section, has died at 88. Abrams, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, served…Read More >>

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July 27, 2017

Thomas J. Grizzard Jr., professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech and director of its Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory for 40 years, has died at 70. His expertise in the urban water…Read More >>

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July 14, 2017

Distinguished Member Miguel A. Mariño, U.S. representative to the International Association of Hydrological Sciences from 2003 through 2008 and a prolific groundwater hydrology researcher, has died. He was 76. Mariño was distinguished professor emeritus of…Read More >>

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July 14, 2017

Distinguished Member John M. Hanson, nationally renowned as an investigator of high-profile failures of concrete and steel structures, and a former president of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc., has died. He was 84. Hanson, Ph.D.,…Read More >>

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July 14, 2017

Steven P. Reiner of Upland, CA, a versatile engineer in southern California and Denver known for his work in commercial land development, has died. He was 66. Reiner, P.E., M.ASCE, was a project manager with…Read More >>

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July 14, 2017

Indrajit J. Ghosh, a widely traveled civil and environmental engineer on nuclear power projects who served as a local ASCE president in South Carolina and Washington state, has died at the age of 73. Ghosh,…Read More >>

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