John Elder Professor of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

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The John Elder Professor of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Glasgow University, in Scotland, was founded in 1883 and endowed by Isabella Elder (1828-1905) in memory of her husband, John Elder, marine engineer and shipbuilder of Randolph, Elder & Co., (1824-1869).

John Elder Professors of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering[edit]

  • Francic Elgar LLD (1883)
  • Philip Jenkins (1886)
  • Sir John Harvard Biles DSc LLD (1891)
  • Percy Archibald Hillhouse DSc (1921-1942)
  • Andrew McCance Robb DSc LLD (1944)
  • John Farquhar Christie Conn DSc (1957)
  • Douglas Faulkner BSc PhD RCNC FEng (1973)
  • Nigel D P Barltrop BSc CEng SICE MRINA

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References[edit]

  • Who, What and Where: The History and Constitution of the University of Glasgow compiled by Michael Moss, Moira Rankin and Lesley Richmond