Hans Albert Einstein

Hans Albert Einstein
Hans Albert Einstein

(1904-05-14)May 14, 1904
DiedJuly 26, 1973(1973-07-26) (aged 69)
Resting placeWood's Hole, Massachusetts
NationalitySwiss (1904–1973)
American (1943–1973)
EducationETH Zurich, Switzerland
OccupationHydraulic engineer
EmployerUniversity of California, Berkeley
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
TitleProfessor of hydraulic engineering
Frieda Knecht
(m. 1927; died 1958)

Elizabeth Roboz
ChildrenBernhard Caesar Einstein
Klaus Martin Einstein
David Einstein
Evelyn Einstein (adopted)
Parent(s)Albert Einstein
Mileva Marić
RelativesEduard Einstein (brother)
Lieserl Einstein (sister)
"I have also considered many scientific plans during my pushing you around in your pram!"
Albert Einstein in a letter to Hans Albert,
June 1918

Hans Albert Einstein (May 14, 1904 – July 26, 1973) was a Swiss-American engineer and educator, the second child and first son of Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić. Hans A. Einstein was a long-time professor of Hydraulic Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.[1][2]

Einstein was widely recognized for his research on sediment transport.[3] To honor his outstanding achievement in hydraulic engineering, the American Society of Civil Engineers established the "Hans Albert Einstein Award" in 1988 and the annual award is given to those who have made significant contributions to the field.[4][5]

  1. ^ "University of California In Memoriam". www.lib.berkeley.edu. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "Short life history: Hans Albert Einstein". www.einstein-website.de. Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  3. ^ "University of California: In Memoriam, March 1976". texts.cdlib.org. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Hans Albert Einstein Award | ASCE". www.asce.org. Archived from the original on January 19, 2021. Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  5. ^ "Hans Albert Einstein Award | ASCE | Past Award Winners". www.asce.org. Archived from the original on October 9, 2020. Retrieved July 7, 2019.

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