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Biographical entry Milner, Christopher John (Kit) (1912 - 1998)

Born
3 April 1912
Sheffield, England
Died
20 February 1998
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Educator and Physicist

Summary

Kit Milner was Professor of Applied Physics, New South Wales University of Technology, later the University of New South Wales, from 1952 to 1976. He was also Head of the School of Physics 1952 to 1967 and Head of the School of Applied Physics and Optometry 1968 to 1976.

After his retirement in 1976 he became an Emeritus Professor.

His field of interest and expertise lay in the vehicle physics but his experience in research spanned many disciplines.

Details

Events

1936
Education - Doctorate awarded on Hutchison Scholarship
1936 - 1946
Career position - Researcher at the Lamps and Vacuum Physics Section of the Research Laboratory for British Thomson-Houston Co Ltd at Rugby
1944
Career position - Researcher on the Calutron, Ernest O. Lawrence Laboratory, UC Berkeley
1946 - c. 1952
Career position - Head of Physics Research at the Lamps and Vacuum Physics Section of the Research Laboratory for British Thomson-Houston Co Ltd at Rugby
1952 - 1957
Career position - Chair of Applied Physics and Headship of the School of Physics at New South Wales University of Technology
1958 - 1959
Career position - Dean of Science, New South Wales University of Technology
1964 - 1965
Career event - Sabbatical research position UK Road Research Laboratory at Crowthorne, England
1967 - 1976
Career position - Head of the School of Applied Physics and Optometry, New South Wales University of Technology

Archival resources

University of New South Wales Archives

  • Christopher John Milner - Records, 1951 - 1984, CN 615 and others; University of New South Wales Archives. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.