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educator , Naval architect

Alaa El-Din Mansour, American naval architect, educator. Achievements include development of a probabilistic approach for safety assessment of marine structures. Member Society Naval Architects, International Ships and Offshore Structures Congress (United States representative since 1994).

Background

Mansour, Alaa El-Din was born on February 5, 1937 in Zagazig, Egypt. Came to the United States, 1961. Son of Aly and Nagah (Kamal Radwan) Mansour.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Cairo, 1958. Master of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1966.

Career

Engineer, Josip Juraj McMullen Associations, San Francisco, 1966-1968; assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968-1972; associate professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972-1975; president, Mansour Engineering, Inc., Berkeley, 1975-1980; chairman, University of California, Berkeley, 1985-1989; professor naval architecture, University of California, Berkeley, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of a probabilistic approach for safety assessment of marine structures.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Marine Structures, since 1989. Contributor more than 80 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Society Naval Architects, International Ships and Offshore Structures Congress (United States representative since 1994).

Connections

Married Lessel Elizabeth Hans, August 19, 1967 (divorced December 1986). Children: Tarik, Tamir. Married Elizabeth Eleonore Zettersten, July 4, 1994.

father:
Aly Mansour

mother:
Nagah (Kamal Radwan) Mansour

spouse:
Lessel Elizabeth Hans

spouse:
Elizabeth Eleonore Zettersten

child:
Tamir Mansour

child:
Tarik Mansour