Professional Qualifications and Awards

  • Winner of the Fire Safety Award 1999 presented by the Association of Building Engineers
  • Recipient of the Henry Adams Diploma awarded by the Institution of Structural Engineers, 1982
  • Past Visiting Professor (for a decade), School of Mathematical and Engineering Sciences, City University, London
  • Past Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers (FIFireE) – Fellow for 25 years
  • Current Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) – Member for over 42 years
  • Past Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE) – Member for 48 years
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) for over 40 years
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Fire Engineering (PhD), City University, 1987
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Mechanical Engineering (BSc), 1960.
  • Education and university activities

  • Bridgewater Art and Technical Institute
  • Bristol College of Advanced Technology (awarded 1 of 2 Technical State Scholarships (generous grant) in County of Somerset enabling entry to university in 1957)
  • University of Cardiff, Glamorgan. Graduate, Mechanical Engineering,1957-60. Captain of sailing teams of Cardiff uni and the 4 constituent colleges of the University of Wales (Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Bangor and Swansea), Treasurer of Cardiff uni sailing club, Captain of Cardiff uni Engineers hockey team. University of Wales sailing champion 1957.
  • City University, studying for a PhD, obtained in 1987
  • Visiting Professor, School of Mathematical and Engineering Sciences, City University, London for  a decade.