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Obituaries
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 >>

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 >>