Distinguished Alumni Awards

Eivind Hognestad

Eivind  Hognestad
To Eivind Hognestad, engineer and researcher, for his many contributions to the design of bridges, buildings, and special structures and to the effective use of concrete.

Principal Consultant, Construction Technology Laboratories, Inc., Skokie, Illinois

MS, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 1949

As principal consultant at Construction Technology Laboratories, Inc., Eivind Hognestad handles the execution of research and engineering development projects for bridges, buildings, and special structures. He participates in the preparation of standards and codes of practice and is a consultant of bridges, storage silos, and offshore structures. He has also served as an expert witness on concrete construction for the High Court of Justice in London, England. A member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Norwegian Academy of Science, he has received awards from the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Current as of 1990.