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educator , Civil engineer

David Muir Wood, British civil engineer, educator. Recipient British Geotechnical Society prize, 1978; fellow, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1975-1987, Royal Academy Engineering, 1998. Fellow: Institution Civil Engineers; member: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

Wood, David Muir was born on March 17, 1949 in Folkestone, Kent, England. Son of Alan Marshall and Winifred Leyton Muir Wood.

Education

Bachelor, University Cambridge, 1970. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, 1974.

Career

Lecturer University Cambridge, England, 1975—1987. Cormack professor University Glasgow, 1987—1995. Professor civil engineering University Bristol, England, since 1995, dean engineering, 2003—2007.

Associate Geotechnical Consultant Group, London, since 1983.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Institution Civil Engineers. Member: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Connections

Married Helen Rosamond Piddington, September 7, 1978. Children: Alan Jamie, Andrew Peter.

father:
Alan Marshall

mother:
Winifred Leyton Muir Wood

spouse:
Helen Rosamond Piddington

children:
Alan Jamie Wood

Andrew Peter Wood