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Biographical entry Brown, Ian (1917 - 1987)

Born
28 May 1917
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
31 August 1987
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Ian Brown commenced work with the CSIR Division of Industrial Chemistry in 1942 and stayed with the organisation until his retirement in 1978. His specialised field was solution thermodynamics.

Details

Born Adelaide, 28 May 1917. Died Melbourne, 31 August 1987. Educated University of Adelaide (BSc 1940, DSc 1966). Assistant chemist, Birkenhead laboratory, Shell Company 1941; assistant chemist, Beckers Pty Ltd 1941-42; assistant research officer, rising to principal research scientist, CSIR/O Divisions of Industrial Chemistry and Physical Chemistry, 1942-78.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Ian Brown - Records, 1930 - 1987, MS 169; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • The Brown Family - Records, MS 13489; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.