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Kerr, Frank John (1918 - 2000)

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Radiophysicist and Astronomer
Born: 8 January 1918  St Albans, England.  Died: 15 September 2000  Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America.
Frank John Kerr started his career in the CSIR Radiophysics Laboratory. He later moved to the University of Maryland, USA. He still maintained his interest in southern hemisphere astronomy.

Career Highlights

1938Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics completed at the University of Melbourne
1940Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1940 - 1966Research Physicist at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)/CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Radiophysics
1962Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1963 - 1966Senior Principal Research Officer at the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics
1966 - 1968Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland, USA
1968 - 1987Professor at the University of Maryland, USA
1973 - 1978Director of the astronomy program at the University of Maryland, USA
1983 - 1995Director of the Division of Space Physics of the Universities' Space Research Association

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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: 16 June 2005

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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