Sergiu Pascanu Romania

Biography of Sergiu Pascanu

Sergiu Paşcanu graduated BSc from the University in 1921. He was born in Bucharest, Romania, on 3 September 1894, son of Peter Paşcanu, a civil engineer.

Paşcanu had studied Engineering at the Romanian Guilds and City College, modern day University Politehnica of Bucharest, before enrolling at the University of Glasgow in 1919. Therefore, he undertook Honours level courses in Naval Architecture under Sir John Harvard Biles. He also attended classes in Drawing, Engineering, and Physical Laboratory, and was awarded the Senior Class Prize in Naval Architecture for session 1920-1921. Paşcanu graduated with a BSc in Naval Architecture on 26 April 1921.

After graduating, Paşcanu returned to Romania, where, in 1927 and 1928, he appears to have become an assistant professor for bridge construction at the University Politehnica of Bucharest.

Sources

Archival Materials

  • R3/1/3 Roll of Graduates and Dates of Birth, 1921-1923
  • R7/3/8 Glasgow University Class Prize Index, 1920-1924
  • R8/5/40/6 Matriculation Slips 1919-1920; Men, M-Q
  • R8/5/41/9 Matriculation Slips 1920-1921; Men, O-R

Summary

Sergiu Pascanu
Born 3 September 1894.
GU Degree: BSc, 1921; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1921
Record last updated: 11th Dec 2013

Country Associations

Romania Romania, Bucharest
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate