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Wain, Henry Laurence (Laurie) (1920 - )

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Aeronautical engineer
Born: 30 April 1920
Henry Laurence (Laurie) Wain worked for the Materials Research Laboratories throughout his working life, rising to Director. He had an interest in high temperature alloys.

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Born 30 April 1920. Educated University of Melbourne (BMetE 1941, DSc 1965) and Birmingham (PhD 1952). Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, Principal Research Scientist, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Australian Research Laboratories 1941-70, Superintendent, Materials Division 1970-76; Counsellor, Defence Science, CONDS, Washington DC 1976-78; Director, Materials Research Laboratory 1978-81. Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1984.
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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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