Biographical entry Sandie, R. Bruce
Bruce Sandie joined the Wallaby Club in 2009. He was elected to the Wallaby Committee in 2010 and Assistant Walks Secretary 2011. He studied civil engineering at the University of Melbourne, worked in industry and was Head of the School of Civil Engineering and Building at Swinburne Institute of Technology/University of Technology for 24 years. From 1994 to 1997 he was Deputy Head of the Division of Science, Engineering and Design. In later years his research interests were in the behaviour of timber structures. He is interested in engineering heritage, is a past chairman of Engineering Heritage Victoria, and Chairman of the National Trust (Victoria) Bridges Committee, overseeing the assessment of Victoria's bridges for heritage significance. He collects vintage slide rules and drawing instruments. He is an enthusiastic photographer, particularly of birds, and a twice weekly tennis player at Kooyong.
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Created: 9 October 2009, Last modified: 6 July 2012
A Private Club
The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.
Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.