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Biographical entry Anderson, John Robert (1928 - 2007)

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Born
5 March 1928
Died
26 February 2007
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

John Anderson was Honorary Fellow of Chemistry at Monash University in the late 1990s and a former Chief of the Division of Material Sciences at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) from 1970 to 1978. His areas of interest were in catalysis, surface science, materials science and fuel chemistry.

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1952 - 1955
Award - Royal Dutch/Shell Fellow
1955
Award - Ramsay Memorial Fellow for Great Britain
1964 - 1969
Career position - Professor of Chemistry at Flinders University in South Australia
1967 - 1969
Career position - Chairman of the School of Physics at Flinders University
1970 - 1986
Career position - Chief of the Division of Tribophysics/Material Sciences at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1972
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1979 - 1980
Career position - Acting Director of the CSIRO Institute of Physical Science
1987 - 1993
Career position - Professor of Chemistry at the University of Monash in Victoria
c. 1994 -
Career position - Honorary Fellow of Chemistry at the University of Monash

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Journal Articles

  • Avery, Neil R., Jackson, W. Roy and Spurling, Thomas H., 'John Robert Anderson 1928-2007', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 25, 2014, pp. 253-63. Details

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