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Biographical entry Eliezer, Christie Jayaratnam (1918 - 2001)

AM

Born
12 June 1918
Jaffna, Ceylon
Died
10 March 2001
Australia
Occupation
Mathematician, Barrister and Physicist

Summary

Christie Eliezer was professor of mathematics at Universities in Ceylon, Malaya and Australia. In 1949 Eliezer was called to he bar at the Middle Temple, London. He had a wide range of interests, from mathematics and quantum physics, to co-hosting the 3EA (later SBS) Tamil language programme with his wife.

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Events

1946 - 1949
Career position - Fellow of Christ's College at the University of Cambridge, UK
1949
Career position - Called to the Bar at the Middle Temple in London
1949 - 1959
Career position - Professor of mathematics at the University of Ceylon
1954 - 1957
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Ceylon
1959 - 1963
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Malaya
1959 - 1968
Career position - Professor of mathematics at the University of Malaya
1968 - 1984
Career position - Professor of mathematics at La Trobe University, Victoria
1969 - 1971
Career position - Dean of the School of Physical Sciences at La Trobe University, Victoria
1970 - 1971
Career position - Deputy chairman of the Academic Board at La Trobe University, Victoria
1982 - 1983
Career position - Dean of the School of Physical Science at La Trobe University, Victoria
1984 - 2001
Career position - Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at La Trobe University, Victoria
1996
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • Eliezer, Christie, 'Obituary: Emeritus Professor Christie Eliezer, AM, Quantum physicist, mathematician, barrister', The Age, 21 March 2001. Details

Online Resources

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