Elected: 1961
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Arnold William Hendry FRSE
Professor Arnold W. Hendry was one of the most eminent Structural Engineers of the 20th century – focusing latterly on Structural Masonry.

His core skills were classical mathematical analysis, detailed and carefully executed laboratory tests and very large scale experiments in Torphin quarry – combined with a quick mind that enabled him to absorb a huge amount of detail and draw understandable and forward looking conclusions. This was combined with his ability to turn inspirational research into world leading publications – very rapidly. People queried – how did he do it!

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