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Biographical entry Love, Eric Russell (1912 - 2001)

Born
31 March 1912
London, England
Died
2001
Occupation
Mathematical physicist

Summary

Eric Russell Love was Professor of Mathematics at the University of Melbourne for 25 years. He remained active in both research and teaching, in the Department of Mathematics, until 1999.

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Events

1922
Life event - Settled in Australia
1933
Education - Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Mathematics (BA (Hons)) completed at the University of Melbourne
1935
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1938 - 1939
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of London
1939 - 1940
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics at Durham University, UK
1940 - 1945
Career position - Lecturer at the University of Melbourne
1942 - 1944
Career position - Seconded to the Munitions Supply Laboratories in Maribyrnong
1944 - c. 1945
Career position - Seconded to the Aeronautical Research Laboratories at Fisherman's Bend, Victoria
1945 - 1949
Career position - Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne
1949 - 1952
Career position - Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne
1952 - 1977
Career position - Professor of Mathematics at the University of Melbourne
1960 - 1962
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne
1963 - 1977
Career position - Head of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Melbourne
1977 - 1999
Career position - Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne
1977 - 1999
Career position - Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Melbourne
1978
Education - Doctor of Science (ScD) received from the University of Cambridge
1991
Award - Honorary Doctor of Science (DSc (Hon)) received from the University of Melbourne

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Love, E. R., 'Obituary: Thomas MacFarland Cherry, 1898-1966', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 31, no. 11, 1969, pp. 392-395. Details
  • Love, E. R., 'Thomas MacFarland Cherry', Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, vol. 9, no. 1/2, 1969, pp. 1-24. Details

Online Resources

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