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Biographical entry Snyder, Allan Whitenack (1940 - )

FAA, FRS, FTSE

Born
23 November 1940
United States of America

Summary

Allan Whitenack Snyder is Director of the Centre for the Mind at the Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering; Foundation Head of the Optical Sciences Centre and Professor of Optical Physics and Vision Research at the Australian National University in Canberra. His research covers the area of global mental processing.

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1960 - 1961
Career position - Communications engineer at Peter Kiewett and Sons
1961 - 1963
Career position - Research Assistant at the Ionospheric Research Laboratory of the Pennsylvania State University, USA
1963 - 1967
Career position - Senior Research Scientist in the Sylvania Applied Research Laboratory (General Telephone and Telegraph Laboratories) in Boston, USA
1967 - 1968
Career position - Consultant to the American General Telephone and Telegraph Company
1968 - 1970
Career position - Consultant to Post Office Research Department of Great Britain
1969 - 1970
Career position - Consultant to Standard Telecommunications Laboratory
1969 - 1971
Career position - Senior Research Fellow in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, and Applied Physics at Yale University Medical School
1971 - 1979
Career position - Senior Research Fellow, then Senior Fellow and Professorial Fellow in Applied Mathematics at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University
1972 -
Career position - Consultant to the Advanced Techniques Laboratory of the Australian Post Office
1974
Award - Research Medal received from the Royal Society of Victoria
1974
Award - Edgeworth David Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1978 -
Career position - Chair of Optical Physics and Visual Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Studies
1980 - 1983
Career position - Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics at the Institute of Advanced Studies
1985 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1985
Award - Thomas Ranken Lyle Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1987 -
Career position - Head of the Optical Sciences Centre at the Institute for Advanced Studies
1988 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1990 -
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1991
Award - Sutherland Memorial Medal received from the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
1995
Award - CSIRO Medal received
1996
Award - Massey Prize received from the Australian Institute of Physics and the Institute of Physics (UK)
1997 -
Career position - Foundation Director of the Centre for the Mind at the Australian National University
1997
Award - Australia Prize received
2001
Award - Marconi International prize received

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