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Biographical entry Leech, Thomas David James (1902 - 1973)

Born
1902
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1973
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Thomas Leech, a Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Sydney was appointed Professor of Engineering at Auckland University College, New Zealand in 1940. He also worked as Head of the Scientific Services Division on the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric scheme.

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Events

1935
Award - Warren Memorial Prize 1935, Institution of Engineers Australia
1969
Award - Warren Memorial Prize 1969, Institution of Engineers Australia

Related Awards

  • W. H. Warren Medal (1926 - )

    Awarded Warren Memorial Prize 1935 and 1969. 1935 for paper "Technical Investigations by Means of Models - with Special Reference to Fluid Mechanics' Problems", Jour.IEA, Vol.7, 1935, pp.265-281. 1969 for paper "Diffusion Blasting and its Potential for the Development of Australia's Inland Surface Water Resources", Jour.IEA, Vol.41, 1969, pp.165-173.

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Thomas David James Leech - Records, 1930 - 1940, MS 4837; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Thomas David James Leech - Records, 1947 - 1973, P 59; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Conference Papers

Resources

McCarthy, G.J.