How to Improve the Robustness of Steel and Composite Buildings?

Professor D. A. Nethercot OBE, FREng, FTSE Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering Imperial College London, UK.

After 12 years as Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at imperial,College London, David Nethercot retired in Septemebr 2011. He remains active in technical and professional work as well as being involved with research in his specialist areas of steel,and composite construction. He holds a DSc degree, was elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering in 1993 and was awarded the Gold Medal of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2009. A former president of IStructE, he is the current President of IABSE.