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Biographical entry Heymann, Erich (1901 - 1949)

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Born
20 February 1901
Frankfurt, Germany
Died
23 November 1949
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Occupation
Physical chemist

Summary

Erich Heymann was a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne from 1936 and an associate professor from 1945. Through first class lectures and research, he enhanced the department's standing in the scientific community. Prior to this Heymann had worked in London and in his hometown of Frankfurt. He was an expert in colloid and surface chemistry and published widely in the area. Heymann was a Fellow of the Royal Chemical Institute of Australia.

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c. 1921
Education - Bachelor of Science? (BSc) completed at the University of Munich
1924
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Frankfurt
1924 - 1928
Career position - Research Assistant at the Institute of Colloid Science in Frankfurt
1928 - 1933
Career position - Senior Demonstrator then Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Frankfurt
1933 - 1936
Career position - Research Associate in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry at the University of London
1936 - 1938
Career position - Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1937 - 1944
Career position - Associate of the Royal Australian Chemical Institue
1938 - 1945
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1944 -
Career position - Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institue (FRACI)
1945 - 1949
Career position - Member of the Victorian Branch Committee
1945 - 1949
Career position - Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1948
Career position - Vice-President of the Victorian Branch Committee
1949
Career position - Carnegie Visiting Scientist in England and USA

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.