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Worner, Howard Knox (1913 - 2006)

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Born: 3 August 1913  Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 17 November 2006  Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
Howard Worner was Professor of Metallurgy, University of Melbourne 1946-1955 and then went to work for the mining companies, CRA Ltd and BHP Ltd. He published widely in the field of metallurgy and developed the "WORCRA" continuous smelting and refining process.

Career Highlights

1934Bachelor od Science (BSc), The University of Melbourne
1936 - 1938Lecturer in metallography at the University of Melbourne
1939 - 1946Research fellow at the Dental Materials Research Laboratory, Melbourne
1940Awarded the Syme Prize
1942Doctor of Science (DSc), The University of Melbourne
1946 - 1955Professor of Metallurgy at the University of Melbourne
1956 - c. 1964Director of research at Broken Hill Pty Ltd
1964Awarded the Silver Medal of the Australasian Corrosion Association
1964 - 1975Director of New Process Development at CRA Ltd
1973Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1974Awarded the Kernot Medal by the University of Melbourne
1975Foundation Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1977Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
1983Awarded the Docking Medal by the International Association for Dental Research
1986Awarded the Johnson Medal by the Mineralogical Society of South Australia
1987 - 1989Director of the Microwave Applications Research Centre at the University of Wollongong
1994Awarded the Ian Wark Medal
2002Awarded the Benjamin F. Fairless Award

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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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