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Obituaries
March 4, 2015

Robert G. Dean, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, a world leader in coastal engineering, who spent most of his professional career as a graduate research professor in the Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering Program in the Civil…Read More >>

February 10, 2015

John E. Olsson, P.E., L.S. M.ASCE, founder of Olsson Associates, and past president of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Nebraska Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies, passed away on January 28…Read More >>

February 4, 2015

Paul Allen Seaburg, Ph.D., P.E, F.ASCE, distinguished educator, and founding member of the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), passed away on December 29 at the age of 80. Prior to his death he served as adjunct professor of…Read More >>

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 >>