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Obituaries
July 20, 2015

W. Craig Helms, P.E., F.ASCE, a former president of the South Carolina Section and a major participant in ASCE national committees, died July 10 in Columbia, SC. He was 64. Mr. Helms was an active Section…Read More >>

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July 20, 2015

Edward F. Reese Jr., P.E., L.S., M.ASCE, who shared his talents in construction management with ASCE for decades as an active member of committees, and in helping to found the Construction Institute, has died. He was…Read More >>

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June 4, 2015

Fred Kulhawy, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., Dist.M.ASCE, passed away May 12 at 71. Dr. Kulhawy was an eminent civil engineering educator, researcher, and practitioner recognized for his significant contributions to foundation engineering, the development of reliability-based…Read More >>

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 >>