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Biographical entry White, Guy Kendall (1925 - )

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Born
31 May 1925
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Guy Kendall White was Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Physics 1958-1962, Senior Principal Research Scientist 1962-1969 and Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Applied Physics 1969-1990. His interests include thermal properties of solids, and cryogenics.

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Born Sydney, 31 May 1925. Educated Universities of Sydney (BSc (hons) 1945, MSc 1947) and Oxford (DPhil 1950). CSIRO Overseas Studentship, Oxford 1947-50; Research Officer, CSIRO Division of Physics 1950-53; Post Doctoral Fellow, National Research Council, Ottawa 1953-54, Associate Research Officer 1955-58; Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Physics 1958-62, Senior Principal Research Scientist 1962-69, Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Applied Physics 1969-90, Honorary Fellow 1990- . Syme Medal, University of Melbourne 1966; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1970; Fellow, Institute of Physics, UK; Fellow, Australian Institute of Physics; Armco Iron Award, USA 1983; Touloukian Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1994; Honorary Doctorate, University of Wollongong 1994. Chairman, National Committee for CODATA and Scientific Information 1974-79. Advisory Editor, International Journal of Thermophysics 1980- .

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Guy Kendall White - Records, 1959 - 1993, MS 200; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Bennie, Roy James & Grove, Harry Ernest, 'How the design of a manufacturing plant was evolved from a chemical formula (Paper &', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers 1929-1930, 1931. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24730. Details

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