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Biographical entry Evans, John Murray (1923 - 2018)

AM, FTSE

Born
11 May 1923
Died
March 2018
Occupation
Aeronautical engineer

Summary

John Murray Evans was responsible for coordinating research on advanced computer simulation of the characteristics of the Malkara anti-tank weapon, undertaken at Aeronautical Research Laboratories, Materials Research Laboratories and Weapons Research Establishment.

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1944 - 1950?
Career position - Assistant Research Officer at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Aeronautics
1951 - 1952
Career position - Engineer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment United Kingdom
1954 - 1960
Career position - Seconded to Government Aircraft Factories
1960 - 1966
Career position - Superintending Scientist at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories
1967 - 1978?
Career position - Superintendent of the Systems Division at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories
1979 - 1981
Career position - Acting Chief Superintendent of the Systems Division at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories
1981 - 1987
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
1982
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
1987 - 2018
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)

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See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_e.html. Details
  • Wisdom, John, A History of Defence Science in Australia, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, 1995, 267 pp. Details

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