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Biographical entry Eirich, Frederick Roland (1905 - )

Born
23 May 1905
Vienna, Austria
Occupation
Physical chemist

Summary

Frederick Roland Eirich was an Austrian physical chemist who worked in Europe, the United States of America and Australia. His main post in Australia was as a research officer at the Lubricants and Bearings Section of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Eirich later became distinguished professor of the Polymer Chemistry unit of the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He was author of several key works.

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1929
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Vienna
1929 - 1938
Career position - Assistant in the Department of Colloid Chemistry at the University of Vienna
1938
Career position - Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Vienna
1938
Education - Doctorate of Philosophy Habilitation (D. Phil. Habil.) received from the University of Vienna
1938 - 1939
Career position - Research Associate in the Department of Colloid Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK
1939 - 1941
Career position - Civilian internee in the UK and Australia
1941 - 1943
Career position - Research Officer in the Lubricants and Bearings Section at CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)
1944 - 1946
Career position - Research Associate in Physical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge
1947 - 1951
Career position - Associate Professor of Polymer Chemistry at the Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, USA
1951 - 1969
Career position - Professor of Polymer Chemistry at Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, USA
1969 -
Career position - Distinguished Professor of Polymer Chemistry at the Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, USA

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McCarthy, G.J.