1944: Ernest Kuh (in glasses, front center) at the family home in Shanghai.
Circa 1976: Dean Kuh in his office. 1974: Dean Kuh (at lectern) built strong ties between the college and the business world. An inaugural alumni-industry meeting featured Chevron VP for research Eneas Kane (left). 1978: Dean Kuh speaks at the groundbreaking for the Stephen D. Bechtel Engineering Center, flanked by Eugene Trefethen, president of Kaiser Industries, and Berkeley Chancellor Albert Bowker. Dean Kuh inside the newly completed Bechtel Center, a hub for student life and study for which he led the planning and construction. 2013: Dean Kuh and his wife, Bettine, returned to join Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., for the rededication of the Bechtel Center. (Matt Beardsley photo) 1974: Dean Kuh (right) is joined by four predecessors in the post (from left): George Maslach, Morrough (Mike) O'Brien, Donald McLaughlin and John Whinnery. 1984: After leaving the deanship, Kuh joined future Berkeley Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien in Beijing's Tienanmen Square. 2012: Bettine and Ernie Kuh admire a plaque presented to him at the inaugural Kuh Distinguished Lecture, delivered by former Intel CEO Andrew Grove (right). (Matt Beardsley photo) 2013: At a retirement party for College of Engineering staff, Ernie chats with EECS chair Tsu-Jae King Liu. (Steve McConnell photo) 1998: The Kuh family on Ernie's 70th birthday, including sons Tony (standing, center) and Ted (seated, left). 2008: Ernie Kuh celebrating his 80th birthday Ernest S. Kuh, 1928-2015