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Hartung, Ernst Johannes (1893 - 1979)

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Born: 23 April 1893  Caulfield, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 30 January 1979  Parkville, Victoria.
Ernst Johannes Hartung was Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Melbourne 1919-24, an Associate Professor 1924-27 and Professor 1927-54. He chaired the Advisory Committee on Optical Munitions during World War II and led the research into the production of optical glass. Hartung is commemorated by the Hartung Youth Lectures of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

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1913Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1914 - 1919Tutor at Trinity College, University of Melbourne
1919Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1919 - 1924Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1924 - 1954Associate Professor then Professor (from 1927) at the University of Melbourne
1926Syme Prize received
1927 - 1933President of the Australian Chemical Institute (three terms)

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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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