Retired Maj. Gen. Merdith Wyndham Bolling “Bo” Temple, a consummate team leader during a career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that saw him rise to become acting chief of engineers, has died. He was 67.
Wilfred D. "Bill" Iwan, an ASCE Distinguished Member who was an innovator in engineering seismology and professor emeritus of civil engineering at California Institute of Technology, has died. He was 85.
Roland "Buzz" Berger Jr., an expert in the field of bridge and highway design and former president of the ASCE National Capital Section, has died. He was 90.
Among several activities with the Society, he served on the ASCE Task Committee for the Update of Manual 45, How to Work Effectively with Consulting Engineers, of the Committee on Practice Guidelines.
Berger, P.E., F.ASCE, was born in...
Arthur "Fritz" Beck, a transportation engineer, professor, and former ASCE Dallas Branch president, has died. He was 91.
For more than 50 years, every motorist in the Dallas–Fort Worth area and elsewhere in North Texas has driven on roadways, highways, interchanges, bridges, and other transportation infrastructure touched in some way by his engineering talents.
Beck, P.E., F.ASCE, whose career spanned 67 years, was a past ASCE...
Harvey W. Parker, a nationally renowned tunneling expert and president of a Seattle-area engineering firm bearing his name, has died. He was 83.
From Washington state to Washington, D.C., Parker will be best remembered by clients and owners of high-profile, high-risk tunneling achievements for his honest advice and help with complex decisions.
Parker, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, made significant civil engineering contributions for more than 55...