Chua, 47, civil engineering professor, died Feb. 14.
UNM in 1988 as an assistant professor. Chua was a registered
professional engineer in Texas and a Fellow of the American
Society of Engineers.
engineering design experience with the Texas Transportation
Institute and Brown and Root Far East Engineers. This practical
experience helped him bring the reality of the profession into
areas of expertise included geotechnical engineering and pavement
engineering. He had numerous areas of interest and had published
on highway pavements, (simulated) Martian and Lunar soils, foundations
for structures, and applications of finite-element analyses.
Chua was serving on the Faculty Senate as engineering representative.
his Ph.D. in civil engineering from Texas A&M University
his bachelors degree in civil engineering from the University
of Singapore in 1980 and masters in the field from A&M
Mari A. Ulibarri, 55, died Feb. 13 at Presbyterian Hospital
for more than 17 years, most recently she served as technical
publications coordinator for the Office of the University Secretary.
Prior to joining the office eight years ago, she worked for
the deans office in Arts and Sciences.
is survived by husband Andres A. Ulibarri, a Physical Plant
employee, and three sons.
will be held Tuesday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial