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civil and systems engineering educator

Benjamin Field Hobbs, American civil and systems engineering educator. Named Presidential Young Investigator, National Science Foundation, 1986-1992, Ameritech fellow Center for Regional Economic Issues, Cleveland, 1987-1989. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers (Outstanding Research-oriented Paper 1990), American Geophysical Union, Association Energy Services Management Professionals.

Background

Hobbs, Benjamin Field was born on July 31, 1954 in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Son of Field H. and Mary (Barbour) Hobbs.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, South Dakota State University, 1976. Master of Science, State University of New York, Syracuse, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1983.

Career

Economics associate Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York. Wigner fellow Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1982-1984. Professor system and civil engineering Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1984-1995.

Professor geography and environmental engineering Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 1995. Consultant National Regulatory Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio, since 1988, Seattle City Light, 1991-1992, Gas Research Institute, Chicago, 1991, British Columbia Gas, 1994-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, papers to science meetings.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers (Outstanding Research-oriented Paper 1990), American Geophys.Union, Association Energy Superior vena cava syndrome Management Professionals.

Connections

Married Julie Rae McDill, June 21, 1980. Children: Jeannette C., Paul M.

father:
Field H. Hobbs

mother:
Mary (Barbour) Hobbs

spouse:
Julie Rae McDill

children:
Jeannette C. Hobbs

Paul M. Hobbs