Canada Famous Civil Engineers from Canada

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List of notable or famous civil engineers from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top civil engineers born in Canada and even some popular civil engineers who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian civil engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These civil engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known civil engineer from Canada is included when available.

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Arthur C. Heidebrecht is a Canadian professor and civil engineer. He served as a faculty member at McMaster University from, dean of Engineering and Vice-president Academic. Born in Alberta, Canada, he studied at the University of Alberta and graduated with a B.Sc in Civil Engineering in 1960. He obtained his M.Sc and Ph.D. at Northwestern University in 1961 and 1963 respectively. He is renowned for his research in earthquake engineering. In 2002, he was awarded an Honorary D.Sc degree from McMaster University. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

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Alexander Hrennikoff was a Russian-Canadian Structural Engineer, a founder of the Finite Element Method. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 88 (1896-1984)

Birthplace: Russia

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Clarence Decatur "C. D." Howe, PC was a powerful Canadian Cabinet minister, representing the Liberal Party. Howe served in the governments of Prime Ministers William Lyon Mackenzie King and Louis St. Laurent continuously from 1935 to 1957. He is credited with transforming the Canadian economy from agriculture-based to industrial. During the Second World War, his involvement in the war effort was so extensive that he was nicknamed the "Minister of Everything." Born in Massachusetts, Howe moved to Nova Scotia as a young adult to take up a professorship at Dalhousie University. After working for the Canadian government as an engineer, he began his own firm, and became a wealthy man. In 1935, he ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1886-1960)

Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

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Cecil Ashford

Cecil Ashford is a civil engineer and the father of Matthew Ashford. ...more on Wikipedia