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Adams, Bronwyn Jane (1950 - 1999)

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Chemical engineer
Born: 24 August 1950  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 5 February 1999  Australia.
Bronwyn Jane Adams graduated from Monash University in 1971 as the first female chemical engineer in Victoria. She was the first female to be employed as an engineer by the Altona Petrochemical Company (APC), where she worked for 18 years. In 1991 she began working at the University of Melbourne, firstly as executive manager in the School of Chemistry and later as general manager of the Faculty of Education. Adams maintained a close relationship with the University of Melbourne after leaving in 1996 and working as an independent consultant.

Career Highlights

1971Bachelor of Engineering (BE) completed at Monash University in Victoria
1982 - 1986Technical Manager at Altona Petrochemical Company (APC)
1987 - 1989Human Resources Manageer at APC
1989 - c. 1991Process Manageer for APC
1991 - 1993Executive Manager of theSchool of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1993 - c. 1996General Manager of the Faculty of Education at the Unviersity of Melbourne
1996 - Private Consultant


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Ailie Smith
Created: 25 May 2001
Modified: 1 October 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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