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Biographical entry Rowe, Albert Percival (1898 - 1976)

CBE

Born
23 March 1898
Launceston, Cornwall, England
Died
25 May 1976
Linton, Hertfordshire, England
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Albert Percival Rowe was Defence Scientific Adviser and Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Policy Committee 1947-48

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Events

1938 - 1945
Career position - Chief Superintendent of the Telecommunications Research Establishment
1942
Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
1946
Award - Medal for Merit (USA) received
1946 - 1947
Career position - Deputy Controller of Research and Development at Admiralty
1947 - 1948
Career position - Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Policy Committee and Defence Science Adviser to Australian Government
1948
Career position - One Story of Radar published
1948 - 1955
Career position - Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide
1957 -
Award - Fellow of the Imperial College of Science and Technology
1959
Career position - If the Gown Fits published

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Stretton, Hugh, 'Rowe, Albert Percival (1898-1976), Radar Pioneer and University Vice-Chancellor', in John Ritchie and Diane Langmore (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 16, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002, pp. 136-137. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160164b.htm. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker