Professor Ned H. Burns, Ph.D.—Scholar, Educator and Engineer

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Title: Professor Ned H. Burns, Ph.D.—Scholar, Educator and Engineer

Author(s): R.W. Furlong, Ph.D., FACI, HonMASCE

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 231

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 271-284

Keywords: educator; engineer; gentleman; scholar

Date: 10/1/2005

Abstract:
Career highlights are presented regarding Ned H. Burns, now recognized asa “Legend of the Prestressed Concrete Industry.” Dr. Burns’ childhood, family,marriage, military service, and education are described briefly. His development inresearch and teaching is chronicled as awards began to accumulate. Leadershippositions are indicated while awards continued in recognition of his excellence instructural engineering education and practice.