Table of Contents:
  • A personal introduction by Joseph P. Nicoletti
  • Before college
  • Years at Stanford
  • Starting out as an engineer
  • Hangs out own shingle
  • Committee work and seismic codes
  • History of EERI
  • Seismic work for nuclear testing
  • Return to Stanford for doctorate
  • Nuclear power plant design
  • Tall buildings, irregular structures, excessive energy, challenging design problems
  • The Bume Firm and the John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center at Stanford
  • Combining work and travel
  • Selected papers and writings
  • Observations and retrospections.