Biographical entry Burgmann, Victor Dudley (1916 - 1991)
- 5 December 1916
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Victor Dudley Burgmann was Officer in Charge, CSIRO Wool Textile Research Laboratories, Sydney 1949-58 and Chief, Division of Textile Physics, Wool Research Laboratories 1958-69.
Born 5 December 1916. CBE 1977. Educated University of Sydney (BSc, BE). Research Officer, CSIR Division of Radiophysics 1939-40; Scientific Liaison Officer, London 1940-42, Washington 1942-43; Research Officer, CSIR Division of Radiophysics 1943-45, Principal Research Officer 1945-49; Officer in Charge, CSIRO Wool Textile Research Laboratories, Sydney 1949-58, Chief, Division of Textile Physics, Wool Research Laboratories 1958-69; Associate Member of CSIRO Executive 1969-70, Member 1970-77, Chairman 1977-78. Bronze Medal, The Institute of Navigation 1950; Fellow, Institution of Engineers (Australia).
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