Guy T. Houlsby

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Guy T. Houlsby
Alma mater University of Cambridge
Website www.eng.ox.ac.uk/civil/people/gth-1/houlsby
Scientific career
Institutions University of Oxford
Thesis A Study of Plasticity Theories and Their Applicability to Soils (1981)
Doctoral advisor Peter Wroth

Guy Tinmouth Houlsby FREng[1] is Professor of Civil Engineering and former Head of the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford.[2] He specialises in Geotechnical Engineering and more particularly in offshore foundations.

Education[edit]

He carried out research in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Cambridge, under the advisory of Peter Wroth, leading to the award of a PhD degree in 1981 with his thesis titled "A Study of Plasticity Theories and Their Applicability to Soils".[3] He was elected in 1999 as a Fellow[4] of the Royal Academy of Engineering[5]

Recognition[edit]

Professor Houlsby was invited to deliver the 54th BGA Rankine Lecture in 2014 at Imperial College, entitled "Interactions in Offshore Foundation Design".[6] In 2001 he delivered the 5th BGA Géotechnique Lecture.

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