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Worner, Hill Wesley (1917 - 2002)

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Born: 1 May 1917  Kerang, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 7 March 2002.
Hill Wesley Worner was Professor of metallurgy at the University of Melbourne from 1956-75 and Director of the Institute for Industrial Technology, CSIRO 1979-81.

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Born Kerang, Victoria, 1 May 1917. Died 7 March 2002. AO 1981. Educated Bendigo School of Mines (Dip. Applied Chem. 1934) and University of Melbourne (BSc 1936, MSc 1938, DSc 1953). Metallurgist, Broken Hill Association of Smelters, Melbourne, 1939; Lecturer in metallurgy, University of Melbourne 1940; Research Metallurgist, C.S.I.R. Lubricants and Bearings Section, 1941-42, Division of Industrial Chemistry 1943-45, Physical Metallurgy Section 1946-53; Metallurgist, Mines Board Canada, Ottawa, 1954-55; Professor of metallurgy, University of Melbourne 1956-75; Member, Executive C.S.I.R.O. 1976-78, 1982, Director of the Institute of Industrial Technology 1979-81. Syme Prize (shared), 1951; Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1978.
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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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