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Allen, Murray William (1927 - )

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Computer scientist
Born: 9 May 1927
Murray William Allen designed and built a Bendix D-12 vacuum tube, a version of which was used in the first Australian fully solid state computer. He was a Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Career Highlights

1949 - 1950Engineer at AWA Ltd. (Amalgamated Wireless Australasia)
1951 - 1958Engineer at the Mathematical Instruments Section of the Research Computer Design section of CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1959 - 1964Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at the University of Adelaide
1964 - Professor of Computer Science at the University of New South Wales
1964Senior Research Scientist at the Control Data Corporation, USA

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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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