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Biographical entry Evans, John Murray (1923 - )

AM, FTSE

Born
11 May 1923
Occupation
Aeronautical engineer

Summary

John Murray Evans was responsible for coordinating research on advanced computer simulation of the characteristics of the Malkara anti-tank weapon, undertaken at Aeronautical Research Laboratories, Materials Research Laboratories and Weapons Research Establishment.

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1944 - 1950?
Career position - Assistant Research Officer at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Aeronautics
1951 - 1952
Career position - Engineer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment United Kingdom
1954 - 1960
Career position - Seconded to Government Aircraft Factories
1960 - 1966
Career position - Superintending Scientist at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories
1967 - 1978?
Career position - Superintendent of the Systems Division at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories
1979 - 1981
Career position - Acting Chief Superintendent of the Systems Division at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories
1981 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1982
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

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See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_e.html. Details
  • Wisdom, John, A History of Defence Science in Australia, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, 1995, 267 pp. Details

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