Interview with Ernst Kiesling PhD, PE – Transcript Dec 2021

Dr. Ernst W. Kiesling
Father of the Safe Room

In Memoriam 2021

https://today.ttu.edu/posts/2021/10/Stories/Remembering-Ernst-Kiesling

Transcript of 2013 Oral Interview

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from the Texas Tech University’s Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Oral History Program

Transcript Overview

This interview features Texas Tech engineering professor, Ernst Kiesling. Kiesling discusses growing up in West Texas and attending Texas Tech to study engineering. After developing an interest in teaching, Kiesling attended Michigan State University to pursue graduate studies before returning to Texas Tech for his academic career. Kiesling has been heavily involved in research related to above-ground storm shelters and details his involvement with such projects in the interview. Kiesling also discusses effective leadership and how teamwork was instrumental in his department’s success.

Length of Interview: 01:53:32

Karl Hoitsma, P.E. (khoitsma)

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