engineering geology

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engineering geology

engineering geology

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SHILSTON, David Thomas (born 1954), Technical Director for Engineering Geology, Atkins Ltd, since 2004; President, Geological Society of London, 2012–14

DESIO, Ardito (1897 - 2001), Professor of Geology (and Past Director of Institute of Geology), at the University of Milan, and of Applied Geology, at the Engineering School of Milan, 1931–72, then Emeritus

SEELEY, Harry Govier (1839 - 1909), Professor of Geology and Geography with Mineralogy, Geological Laboratories, King’s College, London; Lecturer on Geology, Royal Indian Engineering College, Cooper’s Hill, 1890–1905; Dean of Queen’s College, London

KNILL, John (Lawrence) (1934 - 2002), freelance engineering geologist; Director, SAUL Trustee Co., since 1996 (Chairman, 1997–2002); Professor of Engineering Geology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London, 1973–93, then Emeritus, and Senior Research Fellow, since 1993

MACNAIR, Peter (1868 - 1929), Curator, Natural History Collections in Glasgow Museums since 1902; Professor of Zoology, Anderson’s Medical College, Glasgow; President the Glasgow Geological Society and Editor of Transactions; Examiner in Geology in University of Aberdeen, 1908–10; Examiner in Biology to the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, for the Triple Qualification of the Scottish Licensing Bodies, 1922; Tutor in Geology to the Workers’ Educational Association, 1921; Consulting Geologist in questions of Mining and Civil Engineering

CAMSELL, Charles (1876 - 1958), Member, Federal District Commission, Ottawa, 1946; President Royal Society of Canada, 1930; President Engineering Institute of Canada, 1932; Vice-President Geological Society of America, 1937; Director Amer. Inst. Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1939–45, Hon. Member 1946; Pres. and Hon. Member Can. Inst. Mining and Metallurgy

LOUIS, Henry (1855 - 1939), Secretary N. of Eng. Inst. Min. and Mech. Eng.; Consulting Mining and Metallurgical Engineer; Consulting Engineer to numerous Mining and Metallurgical Companies; Past President and Bessemer Medallist, Iron and Steel Institute; Past President, Institution Min. Eng. and Hon. Foreign Sec., medal of Inst., late delegate to Empire Congress of Mining and Metallurgy; Delegate to FABI at Brussels, and to International Congress of Mining, Metallurgy, and Applied Geology at Liege; Delegate of the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineering to the Centenary of the Geological Survey, 3 July, and to the International Congress of Mining, Metallurgy and Applied Geology in Paris, Oct. 1935; Delegate of Inst. CE to 75th Anniversary Celebration of Swedish Institute of Engineers, Stockholm, May 1936; Past Vice-President Institute Min. and Met.; Fellow of the Imperial College of Science and Technology; Member Inst. Met.; Hon. Member Coke Oven Managers’ Association; Past President, Soc. Chemical Industry; Hon. Member Soc. Chim. Industrielle and Amer. Iron and Steel Inst.; Senior Member Amer. Inst. Min. and Met. Eng.; Legion of Honor 1888 Class; Emeritus Professor of Mining; ex-President Royal School of Mines (Old Students) Association; Professor of Mining, 1896–1923, and William Cochrane Lecturer on Metallurgy, Armstrong College, University of Durham


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Engineering geology is the application of principles and methods of geology to the purposes of civil engineering projects. Engineering geologists (i.e. those with a first degree in geology) and geotechnical ...

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