Dr. Robert Parker Shubinski, 46, vice president and regional manager of the water resourses division of Camp Dresser & McKee, a civil engineering company in Annandale, died in the Jan. 13 crash of the Air Florida jetliner near National Airport.
The D.C. police said his body was identified Jan. 19. He had been traveling to Florida on business.
Dr. Shubinski had worked for Camp Dresser & McKee for nearly 20 years. He worked on water resource management projects, storm drainage and pollution control and flood control problems. He had worked on projects for NASA, and done studies of Four Mile Run, the Chesapeake Bay, and the Delaware and Potomac river estuaries.
He was a diplomate of the American Society of Environmental Engineers and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Water Pollution Control Federation. He was a member of the Cosmos Club.
Dr. Shubinski was a native of Dallas, and came here 11 years ago. He earned two bachelors' degrees at Rice University, a master's degree in civil engineering at Texas A&M, and a doctorate in civil engineering at the University of California at Berkeley in 1965.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Annandale where he had been a church school teacher and a ruling elder.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor, and two daughters, Barbara and Carol, all of Annandale, and his mother and two sisters, all of Dallas.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Robert Shubinski Scholarship Fund, c/o the trust department at the Northern Virginia Bank, 6315 Backlick Rd., Springfield, Va., 22150.