Rudolph Glossop

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Rudolph Glossop
Born (1902-02-17)17 February 1902
Bakewell, England
Died 1 March 1993(1993-03-01) (aged 91)
Cornwall, England
Citizenship United Kingdom
Nationality British
Fields Geology, Mining Engineering, Soil Mechanics
Alma mater Imperial College London, UK
Camborne School of Mines, UK

Rudolph Glossop (17 February 1902 – 1 March 1993) was a mining and civil engineer and one of the founders of Geotechnical Engineering in the UK.[1] The Glossop Lecture at the Geological Society is named after him.


  1. ^ Ronald E. Williams, ‘Rudolph Glossop: and the Rise of Geotechnology’, Whittles, 2010 accessed 16 February 2011

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