List of structural engineers
This is a list of notable structural engineers, people who were trained in or practised structural engineering
Structural engineering
Structural engineering is a field of engineering dealing with the analysis and design of structures that support or resist loads. Structural engineering is usually considered a specialty within civil engineering, but it can also be studied in its own right....

 and who are notable enough for a Wikipedia article.

See also architect
An architect is a person trained in the planning, design and oversight of the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to offer or render services in connection with the design and construction of a building, or group of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the...

 and list of engineers.


  • Ove Arup
    Ove Arup
    Sir Ove Nyquist Arup, CBE, MICE, MIStructE known as Ove Arup, was a leading Anglo-Danish engineer and generally considered to be one of the foremost architectural structural engineers of his time...

     - founder of Arup
    Arup is a global professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom which provides engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment. The firm is present in Africa, the Americas, Australasia, East Asia, Europe and the...

  • Sir William Atkins - founder of WS Atkins Plc.


  • William F. Baker
    William F. Baker (engineer)
    William Frazier Baker, also known as Bill Baker, is an American structural engineer known for engineering the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building/manmade structure....

  • Cecil Balmond
    Cecil Balmond
    Cecil Balmond is a Sri Lankan/British designer, engineer, artist, architect, and writer. He has been hailed as "one of the most important forces in contemporary architecture today," and in 2003 received the prestigious RIBA Charles Jencks award for Theory in Practice. He is also the recipient of...

  • Hannskarl Bandel
    Hannskarl Bandel
    Hannskarl Bandel , was a German American structural engineer.-Early life:...

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
    Isambard Kingdom Brunel
    Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS , was a British civil engineer who built bridges and dockyards including the construction of the first major British railway, the Great Western Railway; a series of steamships, including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship; and numerous important bridges...


  • Felix Candela
    Félix Candela
    Félix Candela Outeriño was a Spanish architect known for his significant role in the development of Mexican architecture and structural engineering. Candela’s major contribution to architecture was the development of thin shells made out of reinforced concrete...

  • Santiago Calatrava
    Santiago Calatrava
    Santiago Calatrava Valls is a Spanish architect, sculptor and structural engineer whose principal office is in Zürich, Switzerland. Classed now among the elite designers of the world, he has offices in Zürich, Paris, Valencia, and New York City....

  • Carl Culmann
    Carl Culmann
    Carl Culmann was a German structural engineer.Born in Bad Bergzabern, Rhenish Palatinate, in modern-day Germany, Culmann's father, a pastor, tutored him at home before enrolling him at the military engineering school at Metz to prepare for entry to the École Polytechnique...

  • Eli Cohen
    Eli Cohen
    Eli Cohen was an Israeli spy. He is best known for his work in Syria, where he developed close relationships with the political and military hierarchy and became the Chief Adviser to the Minister of Defense. He was eventually exposed and executed in Syria in 1965...

  • Joseph Colaco
  • Colin Bowdler (engineer) - Founder of DeLina Engineering Limited


  • William Fairbairn
    William Fairbairn
    Sir William Fairbairn, 1st Baronet was a Scottish civil engineer, structural engineer and shipbuilder.-Early career:...

  • Hilario Fernández Long
    Hilario Fernández Long
    Hilario Fernández Long was an Argentine structural engineer and educator.He was born in Bahía Blanca and was of Spanish and Volga German descent. He graduated as a Civil Engineer from the University of Buenos Aires in 1941 and his professional life was centered on structural engineering...

  • Eugene Figg
    Eugene Figg
    Eugene C. Figg, was an American structural engineer who made numerous contributions to the field of structural engineering, especially in the design of the cable-stayed bridge and the use of the segmental concrete construction method...

  • Eugene Freyssinet
    Eugène Freyssinet
    Eugène Freyssinet was a French structural and civil engineer. He was the major pioneer of prestressed concrete.Freyssinet was born in at Objat, Corrèze, France. He worked in the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, France where he designed several bridges until the First World War...


  • Lewis Haines
  • Edmund Happold
    Edmund Happold
    Professor Sir Edmund Happold , better known as Ted Happold, was a structural engineer and founder of Buro Happold.- Career :...

     - founder of Buro Happold
    Buro Happold
    Buro Happold is a professional services firm providing engineering consultancy, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of buildings, infrastructure and the environment, with its head office in Bath, Somerset...

  • Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen)
  • François Hennebique
    François Hennebique
    François Hennebique was a French engineer and self-educated builder who patented his pioneering reinforced-concrete construction system in 1892, integrating separate elements of construction, such as the column and the beam, into a single monolithic element...

  • Charles Hershfield
    Charles Hershfield
    Charles Hershfield, B.Sc., M.A.Sc, F.E.I.C, P.Eng. was widely recognized by the engineering community and known for his innovative structural engineering solutions, as a Senior Assistant Engineer and Lieutenant with the Department of National Defense, a Professor at the University of Toronto, as...

     - co-founder of Morrison Hershfield
    Morrison Hershfield
    Morrison Hershfield is an employee-owned professional services firm providing engineering and management consulting services in the areas of energy and...

  • Eaton Hodgkinson
    Eaton Hodgkinson
    Eaton A. Hodgkinson was an English engineer, a pioneer of the application of mathematics to problems of structural design.-Early life:...

  • John Howell & Son
    John Howell & Son
    John Howell & Son, known as John Howell, was the leading building and engineering company in Hastings, Sussex in the 1860s. Its founder, John Howell Senior engineered churches and other public buildings in the area to the designs of innovative architects, including Holy Trinity Church in 1860 to...


  • William LeMessurier
    William LeMessurier
    William James LeMessurier was a prominent American structural engineer.Born in Pontiac, Michigan, LeMessurier graduated with an AB from Harvard, went to Harvard Graduate School of Design and then earned a master's degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1953. He was the founder and...

     - founder of LeMessurier Consultants
    LeMessurier Consultants
    LeMessurier Consultants is a Cambridge, Massachusetts firm, founded by William LeMessurier in 1961. It provides engineering support services to architects and construction firms. They focus on advanced structural techniques and impacts to construction materials...

  • Li Guohao
    Li Guohao (engineer)
    Li Guohao , Chinese structural engineer, China's celebrated bridge engineering expert, earned his nickname of "Suspension Bridge Li" from his German counterparts...

  • Ian Liddell
    Ian Liddell
    William Ian Liddell CBE FREng FIStructE Hon FRIBA is a structural engineer and the designer of London's Millennium Dome. He was one of the founding partners of Buro Happold and is a Royal Academy Visiting Professor of Engineering Design at Cambridge University School of Engineering...

  • Tung-Yen Lin


  • Mao Yisheng
    Mao Yisheng
    Dr. Mao Yisheng was a Chinese structural engineer, an expert on bridge construction, and a social activist in China.-Biography:Mao was born in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province. He entered Jiaotong University's Tangshan Engineering College and earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1916...

  • Mehran Mohammadinasr (IRAN)
  • Robert Maillart
    Robert Maillart
    Robert Maillart was a Swiss civil engineer who revolutionized the use of structural reinforced concrete with such designs as the three-hinged arch and the deck-stiffened arch for bridges, and the beamless floor slab and mushroom ceiling for industrial buildings...

  • Guy Maunsell
    Guy Maunsell
    Guy Anson Maunsell was the British civil engineer responsible for the design of the World War II Naval Sea Forts and Army Forts used by the United Kingdom for the defence of the Thames and Mersey estuaries....

  • Christian Menn
    Christian Menn
    Christian Menn is a bridge designer from Switzerland. He owned his own Engineering Company in Chur, Switzerland from 1957-1971. From 1971 until his retirement in 1992 he became a professor of Structural Engineering at ETH Zurich specializing in Bridge design...

  • Riccardo Morandi
    Riccardo Morandi
    Riccardo Morandi was an Italian civil engineer best known for his interesting use of reinforced concrete. Amongst his best known works were the General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge, an 8 km crossing of Lake Maracaibo incorporating seven cable-stayed bridge spans with unusual piers, and the...

  • Carson Morrison
    Carson Morrison
    Carson F. Morrison, P.Eng. was a university professor, innovative engineer, magazine editor, co-founder of the North American firm Morrison Hershfield, and president of a standards association. He was considered to be a touchstone for professional ethics and morality in engineering...

     - co-founder of Morrison Hershfield
    Morrison Hershfield
    Morrison Hershfield is an employee-owned professional services firm providing engineering and management consulting services in the areas of energy and...

  • Louis Gustave Mouchel founder of Mouchel
    Mouchel Group plc is a multinational infrastructure and business services company headquartered in Woking, United Kingdom. It operates in sectors including highways, business process outsourcing, water, property, housing, education, waste, environmental and local government consultancy services in...


  • Mladen Savovich
    Mladen Savovich
    Dr. Mladen Savovich is a Serbian structural engineer and professor of structural engineering.Dr...

  • Jörg Schlaich
    Jörg Schlaich
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Drs. h.c. Jörg Schlaich is a German structural engineer. He later founded his own firm Schlaich Bergermann & Partner.-Early career:...

  • Marc Seguin
    Marc Seguin
    Marc Seguin was a French engineer, inventor of the wire-cable suspension bridge and the multi-tubular steam-engine boiler.- Biography :...

  • Mark Serrurier
    Mark Serrurier
    Mark Serrurier is the son of Dutch-born electrical engineer, Iwan Serrurier, who created the Moviola in 1924 which became the technology used for film editing. Mark was a graduate of Caltech and went on to work on designs for the Mt. Palomar 200 inch Hale telescope...

  • Vladimir Shukhov
    Vladimir Shukhov
    Vladimir Grigoryevich Shukhov , was a Russian engineer-polymath, scientist and architect renowned for his pioneering works on new methods of analysis for structural engineering that led to breakthroughs in industrial design of world's first hyperboloid structures, lattice shell structures, tensile...

  • David Smith
    David Smith
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  • Werner Sobek
    Werner Sobek
    Werner Sobek is a German architect and structural engineer.- Life :Werner Sobek was born 1953 in Aalen, Germany. From 1974 to 1980, he studied structural engineering and architecture at the University of Stuttgart...

  • Josef Stenbäck
    Josef Stenbäck
    Josef Daniel Stenbäck was a Finnish church architect and engineer who worked in the Imperial Russia and independent Finland. He designed 35 churches for Finland and Finnish Karelia ceded to Soviet Union in 1944...

  • Robert Stephenson
    Robert Stephenson
    Robert Stephenson FRS was an English civil engineer. He was the only son of George Stephenson, the famed locomotive builder and railway engineer; many of the achievements popularly credited to his father were actually the joint efforts of father and son.-Early life :He was born on the 16th of...

  • Joseph Strauss
    Joseph Strauss
    Joseph Baermann Strass was a German-American structural engineer and designer.- Life :He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to an artistic family of German origin, having a mother who was a pianist and a father who was a writer and painter. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1892, serving...

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  • H.M. Shodja
  • Michael Scofield
    Michael Scofield
    Michael J. Scofield is the main protagonist in the American television series Prison Break. He is portrayed by Wentworth Miller. The character first appeared in the series pilot as a man who stages a bank robbery in order to get sent into the prison where his older brother, Lincoln Burrows , is...

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