Martin D. Gehner, Professor Emeritus of Architectural Engineering, is an architect and civil engineer who was professor of architectural engineering at Yale from 1975 to 1999. He served as associate dean of the School of Architecture from 1980 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1989, and was acting dean between 1984 and 1985. Gehner’s teaching interests include architectural structures and materials, including the actual making of designed projects. He has drawn on his dual-edged expertise to author publications dealing with structural materials, structural systems, materials, solar structures, and architectural education. Before coming to Yale, Gehner taught at the University of Michigan and Iowa State University, where he was professor and head of the Department of Architecture. He has been active in professional continuing education in architecture and engineering along with a project-based practice to design building structures. Gehner’s professional honors include the University of Michigan Distinguished Service Award, Yale’s Judith Capen Award for Outstanding Teaching, and the 1999 Silver Arts Award for dedicated teaching and service to the school, the university, and the community.