SEI Fellow Profiles
Theodore V. Galambos, Ph.D., P.E., N.A.E., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE
Theodore (Ted) Galambos is Emeritus Professor of Structural Engineering at the
University of Minnesota. He joined ASCE as a student in 1949, advancing in rank to
distinguished membership. He received his degrees in Civil Engineering from the
University of North Dakota (BS and MS) and Lehigh University (PhD). Prior to his
academic career he gained experience in the US Army Corps of Engineers, and
designing power plant structures At Babcock and Wilcox. His teaching and research
career was at Lehigh, Washington (St. Louis) and Minnesota Universities. Galambos
was actively involved in many technical committees of ASCE/SEI during his career,
including Flexure, Compression, Safety and Reliability, Load and Resistance Factor Design, and ASCE/7.
He received numerous ASCE awards, including the Newmark medal. He is member of the National
Academy of Engineering and of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineers.