Franz Pacher

Austrian engineer (1919-2018)

Franz Pacher (28 April 1919 – 3 March 2018) was an Austrian engineer and pioneer. He was born in Prostřední Suchá, present-day Czech Republic. He worked of modern tunneling, who was one of three men notable as the chief developers of the New Austrian Tunneling method.[1]

Franz Pacher at the Geomechanik Kolloquium 2008 in Salzburg, Austria

Pacher died in Salzburg, Austria on 3 March 2018 at the age of 98.[2]

References Edit

  1. Chapman, David N.; Nicole Metje; Alfred Stärk (2010). Introduction to Tunnel Construction. Taylor & Francis. p. 183. ISBN 978-0-415-46841-1. Retrieved 25 September 2011.
  2. Obituary