1 son, Pierre Simon. Came to the United States, 1947, naturalized, 1953. Design engineer reinforced concrete and steel, Prague, 1930-1934. Consultant engineering, Warsaw, Poland, 1934-1935.
From structural engineer to resident engineer Port of Tel Aviv, Palestine, 1935-1945. Consultant to chief engineer British Army, Palestine, and Transjordan, 1941-1944. Construction engineering Tel Aviv, 1945-1947.
Lecturer, later professor сivil engineering Hebrew Institute Technology, Haifa, Palestine, 1937-1949. Visiting professor theoretical and applied mechanics University of Illinois, 1947-1948. Lecturer and research consultant Columbia, 1948-1949, University of Illinois, 1948-1957.
Professor сivil engineering Columbia, 1949-1969, director Institute Fatigue and Structural Reliability, 1962-1969. Professor civil and materials engineering and director Institute Materials Engineering and Structural Reliability George Washington University, 1969-1976, professor emeritus from 1976, department chairman civil, mechanic and environmental engineering, 1970-1974. Visiting professor Federal Institute Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, 1970, 71.
Visiting professor U. Hamburg (Germany), 1975-1976. Senior scientist award German Federal Government, 1975. Construction engineering.
Author: Verbundstuetzen f. Hohe Lasten (Berlin), 1933. Inelastic Behavior of Engineering Materials and Structures, 1950.
Introduction to Mechanics of Solids, 1966. Editor: Fatigue in Flight Structures, 1956. Elevated Temperature Design, 1964.
Structural Reliability, 1972. Contributor: Handbook of Physics, 1958. Also technical and science papers сivil engineering, applied mechanic, reliability and materials.