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Civil engineering professor C.K. Wang dies at 95

C.K. Wang, a highly influential UW-Madison civil engineering professor and one of the nation’s leading engineers in the study of structures, died Saturday, April 13. He was 95 years old. During his 32-year tenure with UW-Madison, Wang taught thousands of students, served as principal advisor to 48 master's and 17 PhD students, and was a pioneer in understanding the importance of computer technology to structural engineering. Wang established a professorship in structural engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering to ensure UW-Madison’s continued leadership.

Brian Mattmiller