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academic administrator , Engineering educator

John Edmond Harding, British Engineering educator, academic administrator. Member governing board Tormead School, Guildford, Surrey, since 1994, Reigate (Surrey) College, since 1995, St. Mary's University College, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Middlesex, England, since 1996. Fellow Institution Structural Engineers (certified), Institution Civil. Engineers.

Background

Harding, John Edmond was born on November 22, 1948 in Sutton, Surrey, England. Son of William Gordon and Alice Eleanor (Burke) Harding.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Imperial College, London, 1970. Master of Science, diploma, Imperial College, London, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College, London, 1975.

Career

Lecturer structural engineering Imperial College, 1978-1985, professor, 1985—1991. Pro vice chancellor University Surrey, Guildford, England, 1991—2001, director external academic relationships, since 2002, head department civil engineering, 1997—2002. Member United States Structural Stability Research Council, since 1988.

Member working group European Convention for Constructional Steelwork, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Bridge Management, 4 vols., 1990, 93, 96, 2000. (design manual) Constructional Steel Design—An International Guide, 1992.

      Editor International Journal Constructional Steel Research, since 1980, Manual of Bridge Engineering, 2000. Honorary editor Structures and buildings Proceedings of Institution Civil Engineers, 1991-1996. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals, papers to professional conferences.

Membership

Member governing board Tormead School, Guildford, Surrey, 1994-2005, Reigate (Surrey) College, 1995-2005, St. Mary's University College, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Middlesex, England, 1996-2005, Farnborough College of Technology, Farnborough, England, since 2002, Northeast Surrey College of Technology, Surrey, England, since 2003. Fellow Institution Structural Engineers (certified), Institution Civil. Engineers.

Connections

Married Patricia Anne Wigfull, January 7, 1978. Children: Emma Philippa, Laura Anne.

father:
William Gordon Harding

mother:
Alice Eleanor (Burke) Harding

spouse:
Patricia Anne Wigfull

children:
Emma Philippa Harding

Laura Anne Harding