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Prof. R.N. Swamy- Doyen of cement and concrete

 
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:06 pm    Post subject: Prof. R.N. Swamy- Doyen of cement and concrete Reply with quote

Prof. R.N. Swamy

Emeritus Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Sheffield
Mappin Street
Sheffield S1 3JD, England


Prof. R Narayan Swamy has been involved in teaching, research and consultancy activities over the past 40 years. His research is mainly concerned in the area of construction materials and construction technology with special emphasis to concrete materials, concrete structures and their interactive performance in real environments.

Prof. Swamy has lectured extensively and guided over 100 research scholars for their Ph.D. Degree, which is a record! He has published more than 200 refereed papers in journals and conferences. He has received several research awards which include the George Stephenson Gold Medal from ICE, UK, and the ACI- concrete research council Award for advancement of Concrete Technology.

Prof. Swamy  has edited many books and conference proceedings. He is the founder-editor of Cement and Concrete Composites- currently Honorary Editor- see http://www.journals.elsevier.com/cement-and-concrete-composites/editorial-board/. His current interests include education and training of Engineers, Holistic design of materials and structures in relation to environment, sustainability and durability. See the paper by Prof. Swamy on sustainability at
http://ecosmartconcrete.com/docs/trswamy99.pdf







His Biography which appeared in the recent issue of the Indian Concrete Journal is enclosed with permission from ICJ.

PEOPLE: Professor Ramnath Narayan Swamy
*First published in The Indian Concrete Journal, September 2012,  Vol. 86, No. 9, pp. 13-14



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:47 pm    Post subject: Prof. R.N. Swamy passed away Reply with quote

I am very sad and sorry to report that one of the pioneers of concrete education and research in the UK, Prof. R Narayan Swamy, Professor Emeritus at the University of Sheffield, passed away peacefully on 24th September 2018.


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