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Former ASCE board member and University of Delaware president Jones dies at 85

Russel C. "Russ" Jones, a civil engineering academic and past ASCE Board member who became president of the University of Delaware, has died. He was 85.

Longtime member, Long Beach port designer dies at 93

Charles L. Vickers Jr., an accomplished port engineer who designed the first container terminal on the West Coast, has died. He was 93.

One of the EPA’s first engineers on hazardous sites dies

Russel Halvor Wyer, an industrial engineer who worked on hazardous site projects for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and on water control projects for Bechtel Corporation, has died.

Engineer whose projects took him around the world dies at 88

Arif Husain, a retired senior civil engineer with SNC-Lavalin in Montreal and an ASCE life member, has died. He was 88.

Engineer with expansive civil, structural, and mining career dies at 85

Peter Eric Jahn, a civil, structural, and mining engineer with top firms as well as an international aid worker, has died at 85.

President of ASCE’s India Section Northern Region dies

Gursharan Jit Singh Rosha, an arbitrator, technical advisor, consulting engineer, and president of the ASCE India Section Northern Region, has died.

Founder of GZA and active Boston Section member Goldberg dies at 92

Donald T. Goldberg, co-founder of the geotechnical engineering firm GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. and an active member of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section, has died at 92.

Pioneering engineering mechanics author and academic Boresi dies at 96

Arthur Peter “Art” Boresi, professor emeritus of civil and architectural engineering at the University of Wyoming, and best known worldwide from the books he authored or co-authored, has died. He was 96.

Portland, Oregon environmental leader active in EWRI dies at 45

Alexander Krokus, executive director and senior policy analyst for the Ethical Environmental Policy Consortium, in Portland, Oregon, has died. He was 45.

Army Corps project manager, past Met Section president dies at 82

Fletcher H. "Bud" Griffis, retired construction professor emeritus at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, and a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers global builder, has died. He was 82.