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Biographical entry Kelsall, Denis Fletcher (1918 - 1982)

Born
10 February 1918
Broadbottom, Cheshire, England
Died
15 April 1982
Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Metallurgist and Chemical engineer

Summary

Denis Fletcher Kelsall was Chief of the CSIRO Division of Chemical Engineering and its successor the Division of Mineral Engineering, 1974 - 1978, and concurrently Chief of the Division of Applied Geomechanics, 1979 - 1981. His research focussed on mineral separation techniques, including size separation, grinding and flotation processes, and hydraulic cyclones.

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1939
Education - BA, University of Cambridge
1941 - 1945
Career position - Pilot with Royal Air Force
1943
Education - MA, University of Cambridge
1946 - 1947
Career position - Teacher, Altrichham Grammar School, United Kingdom
1947 - 1953
Career position - Principal Research Officer, Chemical Engineering Division, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, United Kingdom
1952
Award - Moulton Medal, Institute of Chemical Engineers
1953 - 1958
Career position - Chief Concentration Metallurgist, Rhoanglo Mine Services Ltd, North Rhodesia
1959 - 1974
Career position - Research scientist, CSIRO Division of Chemical Engineering
1969
Education - PhD, University of Cambridge
1974 - 1978
Career position - Chief, CSIRO Division of Chemical Engineering
1976
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
1977
Award - Robert H. Richards Award, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers
1978 - 1982
Career position - Chief, CSIRO Division of Mineral Engineering
1979 - 1981
Career position - Chief, CSIRO Division of Applied Geomechanics

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