Dr Ronald Cox is a Chartered Engineer and well-known civil engineering historian. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering at Trinity College Dublin. Until 1995, he was a Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering at TCD and was a former Dean of Engineering. Between 1995 and 2009, he was a Research Fellow and Director of the Centre for Civil Engineering Heritage, which he founded on retirement from the full-time staff in 1995. He is a founder member and former President of the Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland, the current Chairman of Engineers Ireland Heritage Society, and a member of the Board of the Irish Architectural Archive. Recent publications include Ireland's Bridges (2002)(with M.Gould), Engineering Ireland (2006)(Editor), Civil Engineering at Trinity (2009), Ireland's Civil Engineering Heritage (2013)(with P.Donald), and Called to Serve (2015)(with D.O'Dwyer).
Publications and Further Research Outputs
- Cox, Ronald, Engineering Ireland, 1st, Cork, The Collins Press, Cork, 2006, 1 - 371ppBook, 2006
- Cox, Ronald & Gould, M, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland, 1st, London, Thomas Telford Publications, 1998, 1 - 296ppBook, 1998
- Cox, Ronald & Gould, M, Ireland's Bridges, 1st, Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 2003, 1 - 211ppBook, 2003
- 'Sir William Anderson' (19-20), 'Sir John Benson' (80), 'William Bindon Blood' (100-101), 'Henry Brett' (126-127), 'Sir John Fox Burgoyne' (153-155), 'Charles Philip Cotton' (199), 'James Dillon' (236), 'Samuel Downing' (252-253), 'James Barry Farrell' (279), 'Barry Duncan Gibbons' (333-334), 'Richard Boxall Grantham' (345-346), 'William Jeremiah Hall' (360), 'Richard Hassard' (376), 'George Willoughby Hemans' (391-392), 'John Hill' (406-407), 'Sir Harry David Jones' (435-436), 'Christopher Bagot Lane' (451), 'William Richard Le Fanu' (461), 'Robert Mallet' (515-517), Robert Manning' (519-520), 'William Hemingway Mills' (543), 'Alexander Mitchell' (544-545), 'John Neville' (576), 'Parke Neville' (577), 'Charles Nixon' (582-583), 'Richard Boyse Osborne' (595-596), 'Jacob Owen' (597-598), 'James Price' (632), 'Samuel Usher Roberts' (667), 'Joseph Philip Ronayne' (673), 'John Chaloner Smith' (718), 'Bindon Blood Stoney' (757-759), 'Francis Goold Stoney' (759), and 'Charles Tarrant' (767), Peter Cross-Rudkin and Mike Chrimes, Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: 1830- 1890, 1st, 2, London, Thomas Telford Publishing for The Institution of Civil Engineers, 2008, pp1 - 907, [Ron Cox]Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2008, URL
- Dermot O'Dwyer and Ronald Cox, Old Ennisnag Bridge, Proceedings of the First Construction History Society Conference, First Conference of the Construction History Society, Queens' College, Cambridge, 11-12 April 2014, edited by James w p Campbell et al. , Shport Run Press, Exeter, 2014, pp301 - 311Conference Paper, 2014
- Dermot O'Dwyer, Jay Cummins and Ronald Cox, John Rennie's Dublin cast-iron trusses, Proceedings of the First Construction History Society Conference, First Conference of the Construction History Society, Queens' College, Cambridge, 11-12 April 2014, edited by James W P Campbell et al. , Short Run Press, Exeter, 2014, pp313 - 322Conference Paper, 2014
- Ronald Cox & Dermot O'Dwyer, Called to Serve, Dublin, Engineers Ireland, 2014, 1 - 145ppBook
- Cox, Ronald, Ireland's Civil Engineering Heritage, 2013Book
- Cox, Ronald & Donald, Philip, Ireland's Civil Engineering Heritage, 1st, Cork, The Collins Press, 2013, 1 - 288ppBook
- Cox, Ronald, Civil Engineering at Trinity, 1st, Dublin, Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering, 2009, 1 - 224ppBook
Civil engineering heritage research, including biography. A special interest in 19thC and early 20thC civil engineering history.