In Memoriam – Emeritus Professor Gerard Galletly

The University regrets to report the death of Emeritus Professor Gerard Galletly, who held the Alexander Elder Chair.

He was a graduate (BEng Hons 1947, MEng 1950, DEng 1977) and worked in the School of Engineering from 1964 until 1995. His roles included Head of Department, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Head of the Applied Mechanics Division in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

He was one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of the buckling of shell structures and was elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering in 1989.

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