David P. Billington

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David P. Billington



Princeton University
Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering, Emeritus
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Emeritus
Lecturer with the rank of Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering

BSE, Princeton University, 1950
Fulbright Fellowship, Belgium, 1950-1952
Honorary degree, Union College (Humane letters), 1990
Honorary degree, Grinnell College (Science), 1991
Honorary degree, Notre Dame University (Engineering) 1997

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“Engineering or Technology is the making of things that did not previously exist, whereas science is the discovering of things that have long existed.”
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