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Samuel Sidney Steinberg

Samuel Sidney Steinberg, American civil engineer, educator. Recipient Award of Merit, U. Florida, 1954. member commission on highways, Maryland. State Planning Commission; member editorial advising committee, Journal Current Engineer Research.; Member and honorary; member numerous nat. and foreign professional societies, has served as chairman consultant and officer several associations.

Background

  • Steinberg, Samuel Sidney was born on September 18, 1891 in New York City. Son of Harris and Anne (Smith) Steinberg.

  • Education

    • B. Engineering, Cooper Union Institute Technology New York, 1910, C.E., 1913.

    Career

    • Construction engineer New York Highway Department, 1910-1913. Assistant engineer Tela R.R. (United Fruit Company), Honduras, C.A., 1913-1914. Junior engineer Public Service Commission, New York, 1914.

      Assistant engineer New York State Highway Department, 1915-1918. Road expert United States Government construction, 1918, and assistant State highway engineer of South Carolina., 1918. Assistant professor сivil engineering U. Maryland, 1918-1920, professor, head department, 1920-1956.

      Dean, college engineering, 1936-1956. Consultant school of engineering U. P.R., since 1952. Director engineering experiment station, 1936-1941.

      President Institute Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, Sāo Jose dos Campos, Sāo Paulo, Brazil, since 1956. Honorary professor of numerous Latin American universities. Member commission on highways, Maryland.

      State Planning Commission. Chairman advisory board, Maryland. Bureau of Control Surveys and Maps.

      Chairman, Maryland. Committee on Water Pollution, 1945-1947. Vice chairman Maryland. Traffic Safety Commission, 1941-1949, chairman, 1949.

      Chairman Maryland. Water Resources Commission, 1940-1941. Chairman Maryland. State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, 1949-1956. Consultant and adviser numerous orgns., associations and governmental agencies on engineering matters.

      Special mission, unites states department of State, to make survey of engineering education in Latin American, 1945, 48. Member editorial advising committee, Journal Current Engineer Research.

    Works

    • Editor Annual Proceedings of America Road Builders Association, 1937, 38, 40. Editor Engineering Experiment Station Record, 1943-1944, contributor to technical tours.

    Membership

    Member commission on highways, Maryland. State Planning Commission. Member editorial advising committee, Journal Current Engineer Research.

    Member and honorary; member numerous nat. and foreign professional societies, has served as chairman consultant and officer several associations. Clubs: Rotary (College Park).

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Helene Dox, December 18, 1916. Children: Douglas Sidney, Edward Harris.
    • father: Harris Steinberg
    • mother: Anne (Smith) Steinberg
    • spouse: Kathryn Helene Dox
    • children: Douglas Sidney Steinberg
    • Edward Harris Steinberg
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    Born September 18, 1891
    Died February, 1968
    (aged 76)
    Nationality

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