we are greatly shocked and in great sorrow on hearing that our respected old friend, professor john anthony hudson, passed away on14 february 2019 in london, uk.
professor hudson is an old friend of chinese society for rock mechanics and rock engineering (csrme), his friendship and world-wide influences are remarkable, his contribution to china not only trained a large number of chinese students、academic and leadership talents, but also helps the development of rock mechanics and rock engineering of china. we are truly grateful to the support and help us in the past years and will always cherish those unforgettable memories of him。
we still can‘ t believe that we have lost such a nice person, a good colleague, and an old friend. to his wife carol and family, our sincere condolences.
qihu qian, past president of csrme
xia-ting feng, president of csrme
manchao he, chairman of isrm ng china
chinese society for rock mechanics and engineering (csrme)