Professor William Powrie

Professor William Powrie
Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment
University of Southampton
 

Professor William Powrie is Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton.

His main technical areas of interest are transport infrastructure, sustainable waste and resource management, underpinned by an understanding of fundamental soil behaviour. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2009 in recognition of his work in these areas. He is also Geotechnical Consultant to the internationally-leading groundwater control company, WJ Groundwater Ltd.