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Obituaries
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 >>

September 8, 2014

Lt. Col. William Thomas Johnson Jr., USAF (Ret.), D.Eng., P.E., M.ASCE, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam, who was involved in the construction of many of the prominent buildings in…Read More >>

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August 26, 2014

Douglas G. Price, F.ASCE, who was a key project leader on the 23-year, $1 billion-plus hydroelectric project in Australia known as the Snowy Mountains Scheme, and the first CEO and managing director of the Snowy Mountains…Read More >>

August 26, 2014

Ernest “Ernie” Thomas Smerdon, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, who dedicated his life to the continued improvement of higher education and engineering, and who pioneered research to address critical global issues in the areas of water…Read More >>

August 13, 2014

Charles “Chuck” Cushing Ladd III, Sc.D., P.E., D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, internationally known for his outstanding contributions to the teaching, research, and practice of geotechnical engineering, passed away on August 4 at the age of 81. Edmund…Read More >>

August 6, 2014

Russell Porter, P.E., LEED AP, M.ASCE, ASCE’s Region 1 governor, and the Rochester Section’s State and Regional Affairs Committee chair, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on July 31, at the age of 62….Read More >>

August 6, 2014

Irvan F. Mendenhall, P.E., Pres.81.ASCE, and co-founder and chairman of the board of the Los Angeles consulting firm Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall (DMJM), passed away July 29 at the age of 96. Born June 21,…Read More >>

July 28, 2014

Stanley D. Lindsey, Ph.D., M.ASCE, a pioneer in the use of computers for the analysis and design of structures and one of the first engineers to integrate computer-aided design with drafting, passed away on July…Read More >>

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June 10, 2014

Craig Elliott Taylor, Ph.D., Aff.M.ASCE, who left an impressive legacy in promoting new methods and ideas in multihazard disaster risk management, passed away in May at the age of 68. Taylor was deeply involved in risk…Read More >>

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