Biographical entry White, John William (1937 - )
CMG, FAA, FRS
- 25 April 1937
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
John William White has been Professor, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University since 1985. His interests include self assembling systems, polymers and interfacial matter.
Born Newcastle, New South Wales 25 April 1937. CMG 1981. Educated Universities of Sydney (BSc (hons) 1957), MSc 1959) and Oxford (MA, DPhil 1962). University Lecturer, Oxford University 1963-85; Professor, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University 1985- , Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies 1992-94, Dean, Research School of Chemistry 1995- . Marlow Medal and Prize, Faraday Society 1968; Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry 1982; Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1986; Fellow, Australian Institute of Physics 1986; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1991; Fellow, Federation of Asian Chemical Societies 1992; Fellow, Royal Society 1993; H.G. Smith Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1997. President, Society of Crystallographers in Australia 1989-91; Chairman, National Committee for Crystallography, Australian Academy of Science 1993-date.
- Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006