Profile of Distinguished Civil Engineers

We are publishing here the contributions of Civil Engineers in different areas of specialisation. Everybody is welcome to send the details of his/her contributions to Civil Engineering World, either in the academics, research or industries.

Henri Marc Brunel, England (1842-1903)
Reginald Charles Coates (1920–2005)
Hardy Cross, (1885-1959), USA
Henry Philibert Gaspard Darcy (1803 – 1858) French
Carl Culmann (1821 - 1881) German structural engineer.
Christian Otto Mohr (1835 – 1918) German civil engineer,
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (1832 – 1923) French Structural Engineer
Hans Albert Einstein (1904 – 1973) USA,  hydraulic engineering.
Robert Manning - Open channel flow
William Barclay Parsons (1859 - 1932)  American civil engineer.
Sir Ove Nyquist Arup, Founder of International firm Arup
Joseph Strauss - Structural Engineer Golden Gate Bridge,San Francisco
Stephen P. Timoshenko (Ukrainian  1878 – 1972),  engineering mechanics.
John August Roebling - Brooklyn Bridge,
Karl von Terzaghi - soil mechanics
John Loudon McAdam -Scottish road engineer
Russel Charles Hibbeler -Professor of Civil Engineering and author of famous books on Statics, Structural Mechanics and Structural Analysis
Aslam Kassimali -Professor of Civil Engineering and author of famous book on Structural Analysis
Thomas Telford - canals, roads and bridges
Maurice Koechlin (1856 - 1946) ,  French-Swiss structural engineer.
D. N. Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Ahsan Kareem, Structural Dynamics-USA
Soong, T.T., University of Buffalo, USA.
Fazlur Rahman Khan - Bangladeshi Structural engineer
Suhail Ahmad, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
Shamshad Ahmad, King Fahad University , Saudi Arabia.
Srinivas Yadugani, Geotechnical Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
Nizamuddin Ahmed, Caledonian College of Enginering, Oman.
Syed Khaleeq Ahmad, Jubail University College, Saudi Arabia.
Amr Elnashai, University of lllinois, USA
Emad Al-Kadi, University of lllinois, USA
Balan, K. civil engineer, specialized in Geotechnical Engineering, from India
Gbenga Mathew Ayininuola, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Vincent Chu: Civil Engineer, Hong Kong
Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader
Hú Jǐntāo - President of China
Herbert Hoover - mining engineer and former President of the USA
Boris Yeltsin - Ex President of Russia
Mahmoud Ahmedinejad,  President of Iran
Anil Kumble- Indian Cricket ex-captain
Rashid Lateef, Pakistan cricket ex-captain.

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