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Biographical entry Samuels, Leonard Ernest (1922 - 2009)

AM, FTSE

Born
28 February 1922
Died
2009
Occupation
Metallurgist

Summary

Leonard Samuels worked for the Materials Research Laboratories 1943-1983. He studied the processes of metal removal during the actions of abrasion, cutting and polishing and the deformation associated with conventional hardness testing.

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Events

1943
Education - Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering (BMetE) completed at the University of Melbourne
1943 - 1962
Career position - Research Scientist with the Materials Research Laboratories, Defence Science and Technology Organisation
1955
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1957
Award - David Syme Prize received
1959
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1962
Career position - President of the Australian Institute of Metals, Sydney branch
1962 - 1980
Career position - Superintendent of the Metallurgy Division of the Materials Research Laboratories
1968 - 1969
Career position - President of the Australian Institute of Metals, Melbourne branch
1971
Award - Silver Medal received from the Australian Institute of Metals
1972
Career position - President of the Australian Institute of Metals
1980
Award - Sorby Award received from the International Metallographic Society
1981 - 1983
Career position - Chief Superintendent of the Metallurgy Division
1981 - 1987
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
1982
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
1983 -
Career position - Principal of Samuels Consultants
1987 - 2009
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Samuels, L. E., 'Centenary of Metallography: the work of Henry Clifton Sorby', Journal of the Australian Institute of Metals, 8 (3) (1963), 264-269. Details
  • Samuels, L. E., 'Two Hundred Years of Metals in Australia', Materials Forum, 11 (1988), 353-380. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker