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Biographical entry Denholm, William Thomas (1925 - )

Born
1925
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Educator, Metallurgical Engineer and Metallurgist

Summary

William Thomas Denholm was a leading researcher and educator in the field of metallurgy and metallurgical engineering. He worked within the CSIRO for 27 years, first in the CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry, leading research in Metallurgical Chemistry and then in the Division of Chemical Engineering, where he oversaw the development of the Sirosmelt smelting system.

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1946
Education - Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering, University of Melbourne
1950 - ?
Career position - Lecturer in Physical Metallurgy in the Department of Metallurgical and Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide
1964
Career position - Research officer at CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry
1969 - 1974
Career position - Leader of the Metallurgical Chemistry Section, CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry
1974 - 1981
Career position - Leader of the Pyrometallurgy Section, CSIRO Division of Chemical Engineering
1981 - 1990
Career position - Manager of research on Sirosmelt, CSIRO Division of Chemical Engineering
1996
Award - Member of the Order of Australia

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