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Biographical entry Jameson, Graeme John (1936 - )

AO, FAA, FTSE

Born
25 June 1936
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemical engineer

Summary

Graeme Jameson is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the Centre for Multiphase Processes at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales. He has been at the University since 1978 and has built up an international reputation as a leading specialist in fluid and particle mechanics involving surface chemistry. One of his most noted achievements is the development of the JAMESON flotation cell which has gained worldwide acceptance and is used in leading mineral processing plants. The cell uses flotation to remove oil, grease and suspended solids from industrial waste water and effluent. He was appointed a Commander Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2005 for his research achievements and contributions to science.

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1953 - 1955
Career position - Analytical Assistant at O.T. Lempiere and Co. (tin smelters and ore refiners) in Sydney
1955 - 1957
Career position - Assistant at Commonwealth Ceramics Ltd. in Sydney
1957 - 1960
Career position - Industrial Engineer at Australian Gas Light Co. in Sydney
1958
Education - Associate of Sydney Technical College in Chemical Engineering
1960
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of New South Wales
1960 - 1962
Career position - Demonstrator in Physical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK
1960 - 1963
Career position - Supervisor in Mathematics for the Natural Sciences Tripos at Emmanuel College then Christ's College, University of Cambridge
1963
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1963 - 1965
Career position - Research Engineer at Standard Oil of California, USA
1965 - 1971
Career position - Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London
1971 - 1978
Career position - Assistant Director of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London
1971 - 1978
Career position - Reader in Chemical Engineering at the University of London, UK
1978 -
Career position - Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales
1991 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1991
Award - Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award received
1992
Award - Applied Research Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1993
Award - R K Murphy Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1994 -
Award - Foreign Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering
1996 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
c. 1997 -
Career position - Director of the Centre for Multiphase Processes at the University of Newcastle
1997
Award - Sutherland Medal received from the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
1999
Award - President's Medal received from the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
2002
Award - Chemeca Medal received
2003
Award - Wark Medal and Lecture received from the Australian Academy of Science
2005
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

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