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Annahid Samiljan

John T. Christian

November 02, 1936 - June 05, 2022

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Dr. John T. Christian, 1936-2022, passed away on June 5 in Alexandria, VA. John was a civil engineer with an international reputation in soil dynamics, earthquake engineering, geotechnical reliability, and computational mechanics. Having graduated with three degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he spent the majority of his engineering career in the Boston area. John was born on November 2, 1936 to Thomas...  see more
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  • Among the papers published by Dr. John T. Christian, my favorite is "Unresolved Problems in Geotechnical Risk and Reliability" which sparked my interest in geotechnical reliability analysis.

    Rest in peace, Dr. Christian. Your ideas and your...  more
  • Jack Hall
    John and I worked together for about 20 years at Stone and Webster. My condolences to the family.
  • Chandrakant Desai
    Sometimes during the early 1970s, when John Christian visited Vicksburg, MS, we discussed the idea of a new book. We coedited with authoring a number of chaptes ourselves, the book, "Numerical Mthods in Geotechninal Engineerig, " published in...  more
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  • Douglas Christian