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Biographical entry Brown, Edward Byam (1880 - 1966)

Born
31 July 1880
Strathdownie, Victoria, Australia
Died
16 May 1966
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Physicist and Electrical engineer

Summary

Edward Byam Brown was associate professor in electrical engineering, University of Melbourne 1930-46. He was the husband of Vera Scantlebury Brown.

Details

Born Strathdownie, Victoria, 31 July 1880. Died Melbourne, 16 May 1966. Educated University of Melbourne (MSc 1911, DSc 1926) and City & Guilds College, London (ACGI 1905). General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York 1905-07; lecturer in mathematics and physics, University of Melbourne 1908-11; lecturer in electrical engineering 1911-29; associate professor 1930-46.

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter, '150 Years, 150 Stories: Edward Byam Brown', Uni News, vol. 12, no. 16, 2003, p. 4. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter, 150 years, 150 stories: brief biographies of one hundred and fifty remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne, Department of History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003, 168 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.