Obituaries

Obituaries

April 5, 2018

Former Texas Section president H. Douglas Steadman, the engineer behind many of San Antonio’s modern landmarks including the Alamodome, has died at 91. Over the course of a 50-year career, Steadman, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, oversaw…Read More >>

BY 
April 5, 2018

Stephen A. Mahin, professor emeritus of structural engineering at the University of California, Berkeley whose earthquake engineering expertise was recognized worldwide, has died at 71. Mahin, Ph.D., M.ASCE, was the founding director of the Computational…Read More >>

BY 
April 5, 2018

Walter C. Grantz, who oversaw the design of many iconic transportation tunnels including the I-95 Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Boston’s Ted Williams Tunnel, and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel’s parallel crossing, has died….Read More >>

BY 
UKG WEB FEAT
April 2, 2018

ASCE United Kingdom Group President Carlos A. Brebbia, recognized for advancements in the boundary element method of engineering calculations, has died at 79. Brebbia, Ph.D., F.ASCE, founded the Wessex Institute of Technology in Southampton, England,…Read More >>

BY 
March 13, 2018

Samuel Weissman, a former senior vice president at Ammann & Whitney in New York whose work on major transportation projects earned him acclaim from the White House to the mayor of New York, has died…Read More >>

BY 
March 13, 2018

Life Member Jesse T. Perry, a Nashville-based civil engineer who taught architect-engineer contracting to hundreds of professionals over a lengthy career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has died at 82. Known as “Jess,”…Read More >>

BY 
March 13, 2018

Distinguished Member Dennis M. Kamber, who oversaw the design and construction of the Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System for New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, has died at 76. As senior vice president of global…Read More >>

BY 
March 13, 2018

Duane S. Ellifritt Sr., a globally recognized expert in steel building design and creator of the steel-connection teaching sculpture, has died at 82. Ellifritt, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, was a professor emeritus in the civil engineering…Read More >>

BY 
February 16, 2018

Werner Gumpertz, co-founder of the Massachusetts-based engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, and an Honorary Member of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section, has died at 99. Gumpertz, P.E., F.ASCE, was one of three…Read More >>

BY 
February 16, 2018

Life Member John P. Bergson, a registered land surveyor and former president of the ASCE Duluth Section, whose works can be found across Minnesota, has died at 83. Bergson, P.E., M.ASCE, began his interest in…Read More >>

BY