Biographical entry Maslen, Edward Norman (1935 - 1997)
- 8 August 1935
East Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
- 2 February 1997
- Chemical physicist and Crystallographer
Edward Norman Maslen was Director of the Crystallography Centre at the University of Western Australia 1972-93 and head of the physics department at the university 1993-97. He was a crystallographer who was interested in the charge densities in inorganic crystals.
Born East Coolgardie, Western Australia, 8 August 1935. Died Perth, 2 February 1997. Educated University of Western Australia (BSc (hons) 1956) and Oxford (DPhil 1960). Lecturer in Physics, University of Western Australia 1960-62, senior lecturer 1963-67, reader 1968-71, foundation director, UWA Crystallography Centre 1972-92, Head, UWA Department of Physics 1993-97. Chairman, Western Australian branch, Australian Institute of Physics 1968-69, President, Society for Crystallographers in Australia 1980-81. Rhodes Scholarship 1957-59, Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1995.
- Hall, S.R. and Mathieson, A. McL., 'Edward Norman Maslen 1935-1997', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 13, no. 3, 2001. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR0011330323.htm. Details
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 25 May 2006