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Biographical entry Osborne, Michael Robert (1934 - )

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Born
26 December 1934
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Michael Osborne came to the Australian National University as Head of the Computer Centre in 1966 and retired about 2000 as Professor, Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, School of Mathematical Sciences. His research interests include numerical analysis, mathematical programming and scientific computing.

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Events

1957
Education - Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA (Hons)) completed at the University of Melbourne
1960 - 1962
Career position - Assistant Lecturer then Lecturer at the University of Reading, UK
1961
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of London
1962 - 1963
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics at Imperial College, University of London
1963 - 1965
Career position - Assistant Director of the Computer Unit at the University of Edinburgh
1966 - 1976
Career position - Head of the Computer Centre at the Australian National University in Canberra
1976 - 1977
Career position - Director of the Computer Centre at the Australian National University (ANU)
1978 - c. 1992
Career position - Professorial Fellow in Statistics at the Research School of Social Sciences, ANU
1983
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
c. 1992 - c. 2000
Career position - Professor of the Statistics Research Section of the School of Mathematical Sciences, ANU
c. 2000 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Michael Robert Osborne - Records, 1965 - 2000, MS 209; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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