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Obituaries
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 >>

January 21, 2015

George W. Black, Jr., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, whose expertise and leadership in the area of transportation engineering and highway safety led to his service as the first practicing highway engineer to be appointed and confirmed as…Read More >>

December 29, 2014

This past year, we’ve lost many of the civil engineers who helped shape our world.  Teaching icons, innovative thinkers, and leaders whose creativity and dedication to the profession will be greatly missed. ASCE says goodbye…Read More >>

December 16, 2014

Guy Spencer Vissing, P.E., F.ASCE, senior project manager at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for over 30 years, passed away on September 12 at the age of 90. Born on November 23, 1923, in…Read More >>

December 10, 2014

Harl P. Aldrich, Jr., P.E. Sc.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, co-founder of the Boston, Massachusetts–based consulting engineering firm Haley & Aldrich, Inc., and a true pioneer and visionary, contributing over 35 years to the development of the…Read More >>

November 26, 2014

Thorndike Saville, Jr., P.E., F.ASCE, considered to be one of the giants in coastal engineering for his research on wave hindcasting and the development of wave statistics leading to wave forecasting and wave inshore processes,…Read More >>

November 10, 2014

Daniel “Dan” Henry Schubert, P.E., M.ASCE, senior vice-president at Anchorage, Alaska–headquartered GV Jones & Associates, Inc., and a recognized international arctic engineering expert, passed away on September 16 while hiking with friends along the coast…Read More >>

September 26, 2014

Daniel A. Cuoco, P.E., F.ASCE, former president and CEO of Thornton Tomasetti Inc., who led the World Trade Center structural engineering disaster response team in the assessment of buildings in the immediate collapse area following…Read More >>

September 16, 2014

Ted Belytschko, Ph.D., M.ASCE, a world-renowned computational mechanician whose innovative and fundamental contributions to solid mechanics have helped solve previously intractable engineering problems, passed away on September 15 at the age of 71. A Walter P….Read More >>

September 9, 2014

Elvidio Olavo Vidalito Bernardino Diniz, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE, ASCE Region 6 governor and principal engineer at Albuquerque, New Mexico–based EVD LLC, passed away on September 5 at the age of 68. A registered professional engineer with…Read More >>