Dr. Robert V. Whitman
1928-2012
Dr. Robert V. Whitman Member
Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • 1975
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Special Fields & Interdisciplinary
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  • 1975
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Special Fields & Interdisciplinary
Memorial Tribute

BY CHARLES C. LADD

ROBERT V. WHITMAN, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), died of Parkinson’s disease on February 25, 2012, at his home in Lexington, Massachusetts, at ...

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Election Citation
Pioneer in soil dynamics, especially in predicting and controlling earthquake effects on constructed facilities.