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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 00:00

Prof. Sven Hansbo (1924-2018)

It is with great sadness that we have to inform that Professor Sven Hansbo, Stockholm, died peacefully on January 8, 2018, shortly after having celebrated his 93rd birthday.

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Tuesday, 28 November 2017 14:05

Professor Ralph Peck Video Lectures Featured

We are excited and proud to include in our database some more video lectures of Professor Ralph Peck!

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Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:19

George Coble (1929-2017)

G. Goble, Ph.D., P.E., passed away in Longmont, CO shortly before his 88th birthday. He is survived by his wife Christine Goble, his daughter Tanja, son Gregory and a grandchild.

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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 09:35

T. W. “Bill” Lambe (1920-2017)

T. William "Bill" Lambe, 96, of Sarasota died peacefully Monday, March 6, 2017. He was born on November 28, 1920 in Raleigh, NC; son of Claude Milton and Mary Habel Lambe. He was preceded in death by his brother Claude Lambe, and his wife of 59 years, Catharine "Kit" Cadbury Lambe.

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Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:08

Michele Maugeri (1944 - 2014)

On 1 November 2014, after a strong battle against illness, Professor Michele Maugeri passed away. Prof. Maugeri was a long-time Italian member of the ISSMGE Technical Committee on 'Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering and Associated Problems' (TC203).

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Monday, 29 September 2014 07:18

Charles (Chuck) Cushing Ladd (1932-2014)

Charles (Chuck) Cushing Ladd III age 81 passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, August 4th, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was a devoted husband of 55 years to the late Carol Ballou Ladd and leaves his fiancée Elaine Burkley of Sudbury, MA. He is survived by his children, Melissa Northrup of Boxborough, MA, Charles C. Ladd IV and his wife Marcia of Mountain Top, PA, Ruth McGraw and her husband James of Essex, MA, Matthew Ladd and his wife Annette of Little Compton, RI, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He also leaves a brother, Richard Ladd and his wife Linda of Albuquerque, NM.
Chuck was the patriarch of a large and tightly knit family. He enjoyed bringing his family on winter cruises and treating his extended family to yearly summer vacations. While he had many professional accomplishments, he was also famous for hosting Christmas parties where he would serve his signature 'punch' concoction. He loved his students and colleagues, often inviting them to attend family functions, celebrations and holidays. Chuck was a diehard Patriots fan and would frequently host his family for football Sundays. An avid tennis player when he was younger, Chuck picked up golf in his later years with an engineering approach to the game.

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Friday, 03 January 2014 08:29

Rachid Hankour (1960-2013)

Dr. Rachid Hankour, of Harvard, Massachussets, Vice President and Director of Lab Systems at Geocomp Corporation, and Professor of the Practice at Tufts University School of Engineering, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, following a brief battle with cancer. Please see below for the email sent on December 20, 2013, by Dr. Allen Marr, honoring the life of his friend and colleague, reproduced here with Dr. Marr's permission. Under attachements below this article you can also find the email in pdf form.

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