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Biographical entry Charters, William Wallace Stewart (Bill) (1935 - )

10 February 1935
Shanghai, China


Bill Charters was president of the International Solar Energy Society 1979-1981.


Born Shanghai, China, 10 February 1935. Educated Universities of Leeds (BSc (MechE) (Hons) 1955) and Princeton (MSE 1956). Development Engineer, Rolls-Royce Ltd UK Aero Engine Division 1956-59; Lieutenant, Royal Navy 1959-62; Lecturer, University of West Indies 1962-65; Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Melbourne 1974-80; Chairman, Victorian Solar Energy Council 1980-88; Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne 1988-present; Professor, Personal Chair 1992-present. CSIRO Research Award 1988; Achievement Through Action Award (International Solar Energy Society 1991); Farrington Daniels Award 1993.

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Rosanne Walker