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Biographical entry Potter, James Baildon (Jim)

Born
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Educator and Engineer

Summary

James Baildon (Jim) Potter was the third longest-serving Registrar of the University of Melbourne. Previously he had worked there as a lecture, Reader in Communications Systems and Dean of the School of Engineering. He is commemorated by the Jim Potter Room in the Old Physics Conference Centre.

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1960
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at University of Melbourne or at the Royal Melbourne Technology College
1964
Education - Master of Applied Science (Electronics) completed at University of Melbourne or at the Royal Melbourne Technology College
1965 - 1972
Career position - Lecturer (to 1966) then Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at the University of Melbourne
1973 - ?
Career position - Reader in Communication Systems at the University of Melbourne
1977 - 1979
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
c. 1978 - c. 1994
Career position - Registrar of the University of Melbourne
1999
Education - Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) received from the University of Melbourne

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