Past Leadership

PRINCIPAL ENDOWER

Robert A.W. Carleton

Robert A.W. Carleton (1881-1971), a civil engineer, built many of new York's subway and railroad tunnels. He served as president and chairman of the Board of the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Company and served on several park authorities.

 


DIRECTORS OF RESEARCH

William G. Burr, Director of Research (1893-1916)
Professor of Civil Engineering

Albin S. Beyer

Albin S. Beyer, Director of Research (1917-1936)
Professor of Civil Engineering

 

William T. Krefield

William T. Krefeld, Director of Research (1936-1960)
Professor of Civil Engineering

 

Rene B. Testa

Rene B. Testa, Director of Research (1965-1992, 2008-2013)
Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering, Structural Materials, Fatigue, Fracture, Field Testing, Failure Analysis, Damage Mechanics. 

B.E., 1959, McGill; M.S., 1960, Eng.Sc.D., 1963, Columbia University 


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