|Robert James Mair|
Robert Mair delivering a lecture in Cambridge, February 2013
|Born||20 April 1950|
Tunnel design & construction
|Institutions||University of Cambridge
Geotechnical Consulting Group (GCG)
Scott Wilson Group
The Leys School
|Alma mater||Clare College, Cambridge|
|Thesis||Centrifugal modelling of tunnel construction in soft clay (1979)|
|Doctoral advisor||Andrew N. Schofield|
|Known for||Jubilee Line Extension|
|Notable awards||Fellow of the Royal Society
Order of the British Empire
Robert James Mair (born 20 April 1950) CBE FRS FICE FREng is a Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Cambridge. He was Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge from 1998 to 2001, when he became Master of Jesus College, Cambridge.
Mair was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2007. Mair delivered the 46th Rankine Lecture of the British Geotechnical Association and was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours. Mair has been awarded numerous research grants by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Robert is the son of the late William Austyn Mair, Francis Mond Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at Cambridge 1952-1983.
- "‘MAIR, Prof. Robert James’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012".
- "BBC Radio 4 - The Life Scientific, Prof Robert Mair".
- List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
- Burland, John B.; Mair, Robert James (2013). "Sir Alan Marshall Muir Wood FREng FICE. 8 August 1921 -- 1 February 2009". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2013.0011.
- Mair, Robert (1979). Centrifugal modelling of tunnel construction in soft clay (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge.
- The London Gazette: . 31 December 2009.
- "Grants awarded to Robert Mair by the EPSRC".
|Master of Jesus College, Cambridge
2001 - 2011
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