Biographical entry Poulos, Harry George (1940 - )
- 27 April 1940
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
- Civil engineer
Harry George Poulos was Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney 1982- and Senior Principal, Coffey Partners International Pty Ltd 1989- . His research has been concentrated on the analysis of the settlement and deformation of foundations of earth-supported structures.
Born Katoomba, 27 April 1940. AM 1993. Educated University of Sydney (BE (hons) 1961, PhD 1965, DScEng 1976). Engineer, MacDonald Wagner and Priddle 1964-65, lecturer in civil engineering, University of Sydney 1965-69, senior lecturer 1969-72, reader 1972-82, professor 1982- , Senior Principal, Coffey Partners International Pty Ltd 1989- , Chairman 1991-93. J. J. Croes Medal 1973, W. H. Warren (q.v.) Prize and Medal 1985, Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1988, John Jaeger (q.v.) Memorial Award 1988.
- Carter, J. P.; Poulos, H. G.; Tanner, R. I., 'John Robert Booker 1942-1998', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 14, no. 2, 2002, pp. 143-168. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR02008.htm. Details
Created: 19 December 1997, Last modified: 25 May 2006