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Reuter, Fritz Henry (1905 - 2001)

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Food technologist and Chemical engineer
Born: 19 September 1905  Vienna, Austria.  Died: 26 March 2001.
Fritz Henry Reuter was Associate Professor of Food Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales 1952-70. He taught a number of Colombo plan students and continued education assistance to developing countries after his retirement, often with tenures as a visiting professor.

He was also a strong supporter of uniform food regulations and played a significant role in their adoption in New Zealand and Australia.

Career Highlights
Born Vienna, 19 September 1905. Died 26 March 2001. Educated Munich and Berlin (PhD in biochemistry). Carnegie Research Fellowship, University of Sydney 1936-37; head, Organic Chemistry Department, Sydney Technical College 1938-52; associate professor and foundation head, Department of Food Technology, New South Wales University of Technology (later University of New South Wales) 1952-70. Chairman, Food Standards Standing Committee, National Health and Medical Research Council for 20 years; Editor, Food Technology in Australia for 30 years; Australia Award, US Institute of Food Technologists 1962; International Award, Institute of Food Technologists 1971; Fellow, Royal Institute of Chemistry, Royal Australian Chemical Institute and Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 16 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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