Top Foreign-Born Civil Engineers Speak Their Mindsby Allen Morrison, Asst. Editor;
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1980, Vol. 50, Issue 10, Pg. 115-119
Document Type: Feature article
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Abstract: Six distinguished civil engineers born and educated abroad discuss their careers and explore: the differences in the civil engineering marketplace and in the public image of the CE here and overseas; the comparative quality of CE education and research here and abroad; and the extent to which those interviewed encountered discrimination in American society. The engineers interviewed are: Fazlur Khan, Pakistani-born atructural engineer; T.Y. Lin, Chinese-born educator and structural design consultant; Anton Tedesko, a structural consultant born in Austria; Gregory Tschebotarioff, Russian-born soil mechanics pioneer and educator; George Winter, Austrian-born educator and structural engineer; and Nai Yang, Chinese-born consulting engineer.
Subject Headings: Minority groups | Professional development | Engineers | Engineering education
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