Biography Ahmed Abdullah Azad was born in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) on 17 November 1945. He obtained his BSc with first class honours in 1967 and his MSc (First class) in 1968 from the Department of Biochemistry, Dacca University then his PhD in 1973 from the Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Canada. He worked […]
Biography Dr John William Archer received B.Sc. in mathematics and physics, B.E (Hons 1) and PhD degrees in electrical engineering in 1971, 1973 and 1978 respectively from University of Sydney, Australia. His PhD research resulted in the world’s first 100 GHz variable-baseline, two-element coherent interferometer for radio astronomy, which was used to study the characteristics […]
Stub entry — contributions wanted. Murray Andrews from CSIRO Wool Technology, was a key contributor along with John James and Ken Whiteley, to the development of Objective measurement of wool. If you know more about Murray Andrews and you want to contribute, please contact us.
Biography Dr Ravi Anand was born in Paraur, India on 27 December 1951 and completed his primary and secondary education there. He obtained his BSc in pedology and geomorphology at Himachal University, India in 1972 and completed his Masters degree in Soil Science in 1974 from Punjab Agricultural University. He was a lecturer at Himachal […]
A biography of Colin Adam is in preparation. Colin Adam was an Institute Director and an Acting Chief Executive Officer of CSIRO (2000-2001). Early life Dr Colin Adam was born in Melbourne on 6 October 1943. His father was an electrician working in the Royal Australian Air Force as a Technical Instructor. After the war, […]
Stub entry. contributions wanted. Denis Anderson from CSIRO Entomology, was a key contributor along with Paul De Barro to the development of the Pollination biosecurity. If you know more about Denis Anderson and you want to contribute, please contact us. Further information Daniels, E, 2018, Biographical entry: Denis L. Anderson (Encyclopedia of Australian Science) [external […]
Biography Robert Anderssen was born on the Black Friday ‘ Friday the 13th ‘ in 1939 in Brisbane, Queensland and was educated at schools around Queensland, in Tingalpa, Wynnum North, Bundaberg North, Maryborough and Charters Towers. He obtained a BSc (Hons) in 1960 and an MSc in Mathematics in 1965 both from the University of […]
Biography Betty Allan is acknowledged as being CSIRO’s first statistician. She joined the then Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1930 and championed and demonstrated the usefulness of biometrics in science. Ms Allan provided statistical and mathematical support to all six CSIRO Divisions as well as outside organisations. She lectured in statistical theory […]