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consultant , Civil engineer

William Powrie, British civil engineer, consultant. Registered professional engineer, Institute of Civil Engineers, 1991. Grantee, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, since 1987. Fellow: Institution of Civil Engineers (Telford medal 2001, John Henry Garrood King medal 2002, Imech E Thomas Hawksley Medal 2008).

Background

Powrie, William was born on September 25, 1959 in Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, University of Cambridge, England, 1982. Master of Arts in Engineering, University of Cambridge, England, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Mechanics, University of Cambridge, England, 1986.

Master of Science in Construction Law and Arbitration, King's College, London, 1991.

Career

Civil engineering trainee British Rail Eastern Region, York, England, 1978—1982. Lecturer in civil engineering King's College, London, 1985—1988. Lecturer in civil engineering Queen Mary & Westfield College University of London, 1988—1993, reader in civil engineering Queen Mary & Westfield College, 1993—1994.

Professor of geotechnical engineering University of Southampton, England, since 1995, head School Civil Engineering and the Environment, 1999—2008. Geotechnical consultant W J Groundwater Ltd, Bushey, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, since 1987. Chairman Southampton University Research into Sustainability and the Environmental, Southampton, Hampshire, 1998—2008.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Institute of Civil Engineers, 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: ICE Proceedings, 1997-1999, since 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Institution of Civil Engineers (Telford medal 2001, John Henry Garrood King medal 2002, Imech E Thomas Hawksley Medal 2008).

Connections

Son of William and Jean Winifred F Powrie. Married Christine Lorraine Solomon. Children: Rachael, William Benjamin, Nathan, Joshua.

father:
William Winifred

mother:
Jean Winifred

spouse:
Christine Lorraine Solomon

children:
Joshua Powrie

William Benjamin Powrie

Nathan Powrie

Rachael Powrie