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Biographical entry Poulos, Harry George (1940 - )


27 April 1940
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
Civil engineer


Harry Poulos was Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney from 1982 and Senior Principal, Coffey Partners International Pty Ltd from 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.

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