Andrews, Roland Stuart (1897-1961)

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Andrews, Roland Stuart, FAA (1897-1961)
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Industrial Chemist; Administrator; Chemist
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Roland Stuart Andrews (1897-1961), industrial chemist and administrator, was born on 20 September 1897 at Granville, Sydney, eldest son of native-born parents Thomas Joseph Andrews, draper, and his wife...

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Roland Andrews was Chairman and Managing Director, Gas and Fuel Corporation, 1951-1961, after 23 years as Chief Chemist, Metropolitan Gas Company, Melbourne. His evidence was instrumental to the Victorian State Government's decision in 1949 to establish a brown coal gasification plant at Morwell and thus end Victoria's dependence on New South Wales' coal for gas production.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Chemist at BHP Steel Works in Newcastle, New South Wales
  • Career position - Chemist, then Plant Engineer at the BHP Coke Oven Plant in Newcastle, New South Wales
  • Career position - Head Teacher of Chemistry at Sydney Technical College
  • Career position - Chief Chemist at the Metropolitan Gas Company in Melbourne
  • Award - Sir Frederick West International Prize received for research on tar
  • Award - H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Chief Technical Officer at the Gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria
  • Career position - Chairman and Managing Director of the Gas and Fuel Corporation
  • Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)

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  • (Corporate Body) Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) (1953 - )

    <p>H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

    <p>Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)</p>

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  1. Andrews, Roland Stuart
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Andrews, Roland Stuart (1897-1961), Industrial Chemist and Administrator
    Proudley, Ray
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 13, 57-58

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  1. TO-DAY'S WEDDINGS Stewart--Stuart
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