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consultant , Engineering educator

John Austin Hoopes, American civil and environmental engineering educator, consultant. North Atlantic Treaty Organization senior science fellow, summer 1970.


Hoopes, John Austin was born on March 29, 1936 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of Harry Paul and Alice Jane (Nikirk) Hoopes.


Bachelor of Science, University California-Berkeley, 1958. Master of Science, University California-Berkeley, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965.


Assistant professor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1964-1968, associate professor, 1968-1972, professor civil and environmental engineering, since 1972. Senior engineer Bechtel Civil and Minerals Inc., San Francisco, 1980-1981. Consultant to industry, state agencies.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous technical articles to science journals.


Leader Four Lakes council Boy Scouts American Served to Second lieutenant Transportation Corps United States Army, 1958-1959. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (J. Waldo Smith hydraulic research fellow 1961, Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research prize 1972, Karl Emil Hilgard prize 1972), American Geophysical Union, International Association Great Lakes Research, American Association of University Professors.


Married Janet Irene Holden, July 25, 1959. Children: Elizabeth Jane, Wesley John, Thomas Holden.

Harry Paul Hoopes

Alice Jane (Nikirk) Hoopes

Janet Irene Holden

Elizabeth Jane Hoopes

Wesley John Hoopes

Thomas Holden Hoopes