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Biographical entry Laurenson, Eric Marwick (1932 - 2003)

Born
9 March 1932
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
22 April 2003
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Eric Marwick Laurenson contributed to both the practices and education of hydrological and water resources engineering in Australia. He was professor of civil engineering at Monash University for twenty-five years.

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Events

1953 - 1956
Career position - Engineering Assistant in the New South Wales Public Works Department
1957 - 1970
Career position - Lecturer and Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales
1970 - 1972
Career position - Professor of Civil Engineering at Papua New Guinea University of Technology, Papua New Guinea
1972 - 1997
Career position - Professor and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at Monash University, Victoria
1997 - 2003
Career position - Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at Monash University, Victoria

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on E. M. Laurenson, Professor, civil engineer, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • Mein, Russell and Pilgrim, David, 'Obituary: Professor Eric Laurenson, Hydrologic Engineer', The Age, 16 June 2003. Details

Online Resources

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