Hans Albert Einstein

Hans Albert Einstein
Born(1904-05-14)May 14, 1904
Bern, Switzerland
DiedJuly 26, 1973(1973-07-26) (aged 69)
CitizenshipSwitzerland (1904–1973)
United States (1943–1973)[1]
Alma materETH Zurich
EmployerUniversity of California, Berkeley
Frieda Knecht
(m. 1927; died 1958)
(m. 1959⁠–⁠1973)
ChildrenBernhard Caesar Einstein
Klaus Martin Einstein
David Einstein
Evelyn Einstein (adoptive)
Parent(s)Albert Einstein (father)
Mileva Marić (mother)
RelativesEduard Einstein (brother)
Lieserl Einstein (sister)

Hans Albert Einstein (May 14, 1904 – July 26, 1973) was a Swiss-American engineer and educator of German and Serbian origin, the second child and first son of physicists Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić. He was a long-time professor of hydraulic engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.[2][3]

Einstein was widely recognized for his research on sediment transport.[4] 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.[5][6]

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference HDS was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ "University of California In Memoriam". www.lib.berkeley.edu. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  3. ^ "Short life history: Hans Albert Einstein". www.einstein-website.de. Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "University of California: In Memoriam, March 1976". texts.cdlib.org. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "Hans Albert Einstein Award | ASCE". www.asce.org. Archived from the original on January 19, 2021. Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  6. ^ "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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