Emeritus
Dr. Joseph Penzien
1924-2011
Dr. Joseph Penzien
Emeritus
Professor Emeritus of Structural Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
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  • 1977
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
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  • 1977
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
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  • 1977
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY ANIL K. CHOPRA AND KARL S. PISTER

JOSEPH PENZIEN died on September 19, 2011, as a consequence of a fall at his home in Lafayette, California. He was born on November 27, 1924, on a farm near Philip, South Dakota. The family lived in a tarpaper ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering research on probabilistic methods in earthquake engineering, with emphasis on linear and non-linear structural response analysis.
Employment
  • International Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc.
  • University of California, Berkeley Professor of Structural Engineerin