Billington to discuss pioneering engineer Khan
Posted September 8, 2011; 12:20 a.m.
David Billington, Princeton's Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering Emeritus, will present personal and professional recollections of his friend and colleague Fazlur Rahman Khan, a structural engineer who ushered in a renaissance in skyscraper construction during the second half of the 20th century, at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the Friend Center Auditorium. Billington's talk is the keynote lecture in the opening of a new exhibition on Kahn's work in the Friend Center.