Dr. Harry Poulos of Coffey Geotechnics was recently awarded the Peter Nicol Russell Career Achievement Memorial Medal. This award is the highest honor given by Engineers Australia. Dr. Poulous has had a prolific career both in academia and consulting. He has been actively involved in the Australian Geomechanics Society, the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Professor Harry Poulos‘ work has underpinned many of the world’s tallest buildings including the Burj Khalifa. He has transformed our understanding of how structures interact with the ground and developed more reliable design approaches – an achievement more than worthy of Engineers Australia’s highest individual honour.Engineers Australia
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