Died: 27 March 1982, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (aged 52)
Profession: Bangladeshi-American Engineer
Recognition: "Einstein of structural engineering" and "Father of tubular design for high-rises"
Hasani? Didn't know that! Passionate Rabindranath Tagore singer. Graduated with 1st class 1st degree for Engineering from Ahsanullah College (now BUET) in 1951
Designs include: Sears Tower (aka Willis Tower), John Hancock Center, Hajj Terminal, King Abdulaziz Airport (Jeddah). His techniques influenced World Trade Center, Petronas Towers, Jin Mao Building, and most other supertall skyscrapers since the 1960s.
Timeline of few major events in Fazlur Rahman (F. R.) Khan's life: