Wayman C. Wing earned his B.S.C.E. in 1947, after serving his country during World War II. The son of immigrants who settled in Evanston, Wyoming, he completed his M.S. at Stanford University and was a design engineer on several civil engineering projects in California including the San Francisco Airport and the Bayshore Freeway. In 1960, he formed the New York firm of Wayman C. Wing Consulting Engineers. A pioneer in seismic design, Mr. Wing and his firm have received prestigious national awards for their earthquake absorbent structures and concrete construction, and have led many international construction projects including Egypt's tallest building, the Meridien Hotel, and China's Great Wall Hotel. Mr. Wing is very active in professional organizations, and has authored definitive technical articles on structural design. Mr. Wing is a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, was awarded the 1970 New York Society of Professional Engineers, Engineer of the Year, and has authored definitive technical articles on structural design.