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Batchelor, George Keith (1920 - 2000)

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Born: 8 March 1920  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 30 March 2000.
George Keith Bachelor was Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge from 1964-83, after previously working there from 1948-64 as Lecturer and then Reader. He had previously been Research Officer, CSIR, Division of Aeronautics, Melbourne, 1941-44.

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Born 8 March 1920. Died 30 March 2000. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc, MSc), University of Cambridge (PhD). Research Officer, CSIR, Division of Aeronautics, Melbourne, 1941-44; Lecturer, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 1948-59; Reader in Fluid Dynamics, University of Cambridge, 1959-64; Head of Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, 1959-83; Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 1964-83. Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge. Adams Prize, University of Cambridge, 1951, Agostinelli Prize, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 1986, Timoshenko Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1988, Royal Medal, Royal Society, 1988, Corresponding Member, Australian Academy of Science, 1989.
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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 15 September 2004

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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