Past Presidents

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Past Presidents Archive

2018-2020

David Michael Westmore, B.Sc., CEng., Naval Architect, Glasgow

2016-2018

Karen Dinardo, B.Sc., CEng., Structural Engineer, Glasgow

2014-16

Philip Godfrey Preston, B.Sc., CEng., Civil Engineer, Glasgow

2012-14

Iain Alasdair MacLeod, B.Sc., Ph.D., CEng., Professor of Structural Engineering, Glasgow

2010-12

Gordon Grier Thomson Masterton, OBE, Hon.D.Eng, Hon.D.Tech, M.Sc., FREng, FRSE, Civil Engineer, Glasgow

2008-10

David K. Harrison, M.Eng, Ph.D, Professor of Engineering, Glasgow

2006-08

Ernest Chambers, B.Sc., CEng., Civil Engineer, Glasgow

2004-06

Crawford F. Gorrie, CEng., Engineer, Glasgow

2001-01

Dan Kirkwood, B.Sc.(Hons), Ph.D., CEng., Professor of Metallurgy, Glasgow. (#2)

1999-01

Carlo Dinardo, CEng., Civil Engineer, Paisley.

1997-99

Sir Robert Easton, CBE, D.Univ., Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1995-97

Douglas Faulkner, Wh.Sc., R.C.N.C., Ph.D., D.Sc., FREng., Professor of Naval Architecture, Glasgow.

1993-95

J. Neumann, CBE, FEng., Mechanical Engineer, Glasgow.

1991-93

I.C. Broadley, B.Sc., CEng., F.INST.E ., Mechanical Engineer. Glasgow.

1989-91

H. C. Simpson, B.Sc. Sc.D., FRSE, Professor

1987-89

Thomas O. Leith, OBE, B.Sc., CEng., Mechanical Engineer, Glasgow.

1985-87

John Rorke, CBE, B.Sc., Ph.D., FRSE, CEng.

1983-85

Alexander M. M. Stephen, B.A., CEng., Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1981-83

J. A. Turner, B.Sc., CEng., Mechanical Engineer, Clydebank.

1979-81

B. N. Baxter, M.Sc., Ph.D., CEng., Naval Architect, Glasgow.

1977-79

W. George N. Geddes, CBE, B.Sc., FEng., FRSE, Civil Engineer, Glasgow.

1975-77

A. W. Scott, CBE, Ph.D., B.Sc, CEng.

1973-75

J. Burton Davies, B.Sc., CEng., Naval Architect, Glasgow.

1973-73

William M. Cormie, CBE, B.Sc., Civil Engineer, Glasgow.

1969-71

Sir J. W. Atwell, CBE, M.Sc., FRSE, Engineer, Glasgow.

1967-69

William Proudfoot Walker, Naval Architect, Edinburgh.

1965-67

James Lenaghan, CBE, Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1963-65

Adam Simpson Turnbull Thomson, D.Sc, Ph.D., FRSE, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow.

1961-63

Iain Maxwell Stewart, B.Sc., Engineer, Glasgow.

1959-61

John Brown, B.Sc., Naval Architect, Clydebank.

1957-59

James Small, D.Sc., Ph.D., James Watt Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Glasgow University.

1956-57

Sir Harold E. Yarrow, Bt., CBE, LL.D., Engineer and Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1954-56

Andrew McCance Robb, D.Sc., John Elder Professor of Naval Architecture, Glasgow University.

1952-54

Sir William Wallace, CBE, FRSE, Mechanical Engineer, Edinburgh.

1951-52

Sir Andrew McCance, D.L., D.Sc., LL.D., FRS, Metallurgist, Glasgow.

1947-49

James M. McNeill, M.C., LL.D., Naval Architect, Clydebank.

1945-47

Allan Stevenson, CBE, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1943-45

A. Murray Stephen, M.C., B.A., Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1941-43

Frederick Charles Stewart, Engineer, Glasgow.

1939-41

Wilfrid Ayre, Shipbuilder, Burntisland.

1937-39

Alfred Charles Gardner, FRSE, Engineer, Clyde Navigation Trust, Glasgow.

1935-37

Percy Archibald Hillhouse, D.Sc., Professor of Naval Architecture, Glasgow University.

1933-35

John Dewar Cormack, CMG, CBE, D.Sc., Regius Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Glasgow University.

1929-31

Col. Sir James Lithgow, Bt., M.C., D.L., Shipbuilder, Port Glasgow.

1927-29

Ralph David Moore, B.Sc., Steel Founder, Glasgow.

1925-27

Archibald Jack Campbell, Shipbuilder, Dalmuir.

1923-25

James Howden Hume, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1921-23

Harold Edgar Yarrow, CBE, Engineer and Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1919-21

Thomas Blackwood Murray, D.Sc., Automobile Engineer, Glasgow.

1917-19

Alexander Cleghorn, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1915-17

William Walker Lackie, CBE, Engineer and Manager, Glasgow Corporation Electricity Works.

1911-13

Ebenezer Hall-Brown, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.1913-15Robert Thomas Moore, D.Sc., Civil and Mining Engineer, Glasgow.

1910-11

Archibald Barr, LL.D., D.Sc., Regius Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Glasgow University.

1909-10

Charles Pullar Hogg, Civil Engineer, Glasgow.

1907-09

John Ward, Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1905-07

James Gilchrist, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1903-05

Sir Archibald Denny, Bt., LL.D., Shipbuilder, Dumbarton.

1901-03

William Foulis, Engineer, Glasgow Corporation Gas Works.

1899-01

Robert Caird, LL.D., FRSE, Shipbuilder, Greenock.

1897-99

George Russell, Mechanical Engineer, Motherwell.

1895-97

Sir William Arrol, LL.D., M.P., Engineer and Bridge Builder, Glasgow.

1893-95

John Inglis, LL.D., Engineer and Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1891-93

Robert Dundas, Resident Engineer, Southern Division, Caledonian Railway, Glasgow.

1889-91

Ebenezer Kemp, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1887-89

Alexander Carnegie Kirk, LL.D., Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1886-87

William Denny, Shipbuilder, Dumbarton.

1884-86

James Thomson, LL.D., FRS, Regius Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Glasgow University.

1882-84

James Reid, Hyde Park Locomotive Works, Glasgow.

1880-82

John Lennox Kincaid Jamieson, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1878-80

Robert Mansel, Shipbuilder, Glasgow.

1876-78

Robert Bruce Bell, Civil Engineer, Glasgow.

1874-76

Hazelton Robson Robson, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1872-74

Robert Duncan, Shipbuilder, Port Glasgow.

1870-72

David Rowan, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.

1869-70

William John MacQuorn Rankine, LL.D., FRSE, FRS, Regius Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Glasgow University. (#1)

1867-69

James Morris Gale, Engineer, Glasgow Corporation Water Works.

1865-67

James Gray Lawrie, Engineer and Shipbuilder. Glasgow.

1863-65

James Robert Napier, Engineer and Shipbuilder. Glasgow.

1861-63

William Johnstone, Resident Engineer. Glasgow and South Western Railway. Glasgow.

1859-61

Walter Montgomerie Neilson, Hyde Park Locomotive Works, Glasgow.

1857-59

William John MacQuorn Rankine, LL.D., FRSE, FRS, Regius Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Glasgow University.

Notes:

  • #1 John Elder Shipbuilder, Glasgow, was elected for session 1869-70 but died before taking office
  • #2 Resigned
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