Roy Evans (professor)

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Professor Hubert Roy Evans CBE, FREng,[1] FICE, PhD, is a Welsh civil engineer and professor.

He is a native of Llandysul, in Ceredigion, Wales. A graduate of Swansea University (Wales) he became Professor of Civil and Structural Engineering at Cardiff University, where he spent 26 years of his career.

He won international recognition as a civil engineer, receiving numerous awards (including the George Stephenson Medal in 1980) and became a Fellow[2] of the Royal Academy of Engineering[3] in 1992. Evans was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2002, for services to higher education.[4]

He served as Deputy Principal at Cardiff University for four years before his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Wales, Bangor in 1995, retiring in 2004. He was a Welsh Supernumerary Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford for the academic year 1998/9.

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