Horea Mircea Ioan Sandi, the most prominent Romanian researcher in Seismology and Earthquake Engineering passed away on 4 December 2020, a few weeks before his 89th birthday.

He studied at the Technical University of Civil Engineering in Bucharest, during 1950–1955, and at the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Bucharest, during 1950–1954. He received his Ph.D. with the doctoral thesis “Contributions to the Theory of Structural Design,” in 1966. Between 1968 and 1969, he was a Humboldt Fellow at the Technical University in Hannover.

He started his professional activity in 1955. His main professional activities for the next 45...

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