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Obituaries
May 12, 2015

Joseph B. Franzini, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor emeritus of civil engineering at Stanford University and an expert on fluid mechanics and water resources, passed away April 15 in Palo Alto, California. He was 94. Dr….Read More >>

May 11, 2015

Former ASCE senior executive and the first president of the ASCE Foundation Curtis Charles Deane, died April 24 at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. He was 63. Mr. Deane was an influential…Read More >>

April 28, 2015

ASCE Fellow Frederic Steven “Fred” Berger, P.E., F.ASCE, chair emeritus and board director of the global professional services firm Louis Berger Group, as well as an expert in the civil engineering field, died on April…Read More >>

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 >>