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Biographical entry Morse, Roger Neill (1914 - 2003)

AO, FTSE

Born
25 January 1914
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
2 March 2003
Occupation
Electrical engineer

Summary

Roger Neill Morse was Chief of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Mechanical Engineering from 1963 to 1973. In total, he had more than a thirty year association with CSIRO. Morse was also Chairman of the Victorian Solar Energy Research Commission (1978-1980) and was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for his contributions to engineering and solar energies.

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Events

1934
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1936
Education - Bachelor of Engineering (BE) completed at the University of Sydney
1936 - 1940
Career position - Engineer with Westinghouse Rosebery Pty. Ltd.
1940 - 1945
Career position - Military service with the Australian Army
1945 - 1955
Career position - Electrical and Mechanical Engineer with CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) / CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1955 - 1963
Career position - Officer-in-charge of the Engineering Section at CSIRO
1963 - 1973
Career position - Chief of the Division of Mechanical Engineering at CSIRO
1974 - 1978
Career position - Director of Solar Energy Studies at CSIRO
1977 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1978 - 1980
Career position - Chairman of the Victorian Solar Energy Research Commission
1979
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

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Published resources

Book Sections

  • Morse, Roger N., 'Energy', in R. T. Madigan (ed.), Technology in Australia 1788-1988: A Condensed History of Australian Technological Innovation and Adaptation During the First Two Hundred Years, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Melbourne, 1988. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Roger N. Morse', Australian Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating, vol. 18, no. 6, 1964, pp. 58-58. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.