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Biographical entry Thomas, Bruce MacAulay (1937 - )

Born
1937
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Electrical engineer and Radio engineer

Summary

Bruce MacAulay Thomas, an expert in antenna engineering, worked within the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics and its successive departments from 1964 to 2002. His research delivered contributions to some of Australia's largest and most significant telescopes. Between 1964 and 1978 he worked on antenna specifications at Parkes Telescope, and was project manager of the upgrade of the same telescope from 1994 to 1996. In 1994 he transferred to the CSIRO's Australia Telescope National Facility. As Chief Research Scientist he was involved in designating the site of the soon to be realised Square Kilometre Array telescope project, up until his retirement in 2002.

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1956 - 1960?
Education - Bachelor of Engineering (Hons I), University of Melbourne
c. 1961 -
Education - Master of Engineering Science, University of Melbourne
1964
Career event - Joined the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics
1964
Education - Doctor of Philosophy in antennas, University of Melbourne
1986
Award - Elected Fellow, Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK
1987
Education - Doctor of Engineering, University of Melbourne
1988
Award - Elected Fellow, US Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE)
1992
Award - Elected Fellow, Institution of Engineers Australia
1993
Career event - Promoted to Chief Research Scientist
2002
Career event - Retired from CSIRO

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