Keith Leonard Sutherland (1916-1980), industrial chemist, was born on 17 January 1916 at North Carlton, Melbourne, son of Victorian-born parents Alexander Philip Sutherland, a clerk in the public service,...
Keith Sutherland was an expert in flotation systems and surface chemistry. He was appointed head of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) physical chemistry section in 1941. During the war years Sutherland was involve in many projects including the testing of the efficiency of gas masks against zinc arsenide. In 1947 he moved to London to work at the Royal Institution of Great Britain and returned to Australia and the CSIR in 1950. Eight years later Sutherland was appointed head of the newly formed CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Physical Chemistry. In 1959 he was appointed director of research in Sydney for the Colonial Sugar Refining Co. Ltd, a position which he held until he retired in 1978. as part of this role Sutherland helped establish the David North Plant Research Centre in Brisbane and the CSR industrial research laboratory at Roseville, Sydney. He was also involved in the management of Lizard Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef and was honorary curator in the malacology department of the Australian Museum.
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
Career position - Trained civilians to deal with unexploded bombs
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
Career position - Head of the Physical Chemistry Section in the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) Division of Industrial Chemistry
Award - Davy-Faraday fellowship received and travelled to London
Award - David Syme Research Prize received from the University of Melbourne
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of London
Career position - Head of the Physical Chemistry Section in the CSIRO Division of Industrial Chemistry
Career position - Chief of the Division of Physical Chemistry at the CSIRO
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
Career position - Director of Research for the Colonial Sugar Refining Co. Ltd.
Career position - Member of the CSIRO Executive (part-time)
Career position - Trustee of the Australian Museum
Career position - President of the Trustees of the Australian Museum
Career position - Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI)
Career position - Founding member of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI), New South Wales branch
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Career position - President of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS)
The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 28 March 1936 p 56 Article
... TliologoUmg Aberdeen Angus This old-established herd, now owned, by Mr. KeithSutherland, is ... portion taken by Mr. KeithSutherland included the 640 acres forming the pre-emptive right of the original ...
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The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 14 January 1946 p 8 Article
... GOWN OF CREAM SATIN AND OLD LACE SUTHERLAND-THOMSON The wedding of Kathleen Margaret (Peggy ... ), eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. Ross Thomson, of Hopetoun, to Flight-Lieut James Maurice Suth-erland ...
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 4 November 1955 p 14 Article
... Keith will ride off scratch in Cup-on-Wheeis By RON CARTER KEITH REYNOLDS, Victorian professional ... Reynolds has a 40-yard gap to the next rider. Three other scratch men will be Hec Sutherland, Colin Smythe ...
Of John Keep and Sons, and Wynola, Strathfield. Second son of John KEEP. Married Jessie Marion Evans, daughter of Dr O.S. Evans, of Balmain. Lived Chicheley, Gower street, Summer Hill, then Wynola (bu...
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Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 24 March 1950 [Issue No.54] p 845 Government Gazette Private Notices
... OVERDUE RATES.—Shire op Sutherland.—Land to be Sold for Default.—The following persons are required ... to take notice that the Council of the Shire of Sutherland has applied to the Public Trustee to sell ...
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Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 8 July 1955 [Issue No.66] p 1885 Government Gazette Notices
... (GfAS Alto) ELECTRICITY ACT, 1935-1955. Transfer ,of r Ser^a^ts. of the .Sutherland Shire Council ... and upon the recommendation of the Joint Committee -of the Sutherland Shire Council and the Sydney ...
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Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 14 February 1919 [Issue No.35] p 941 Government Gazette Notices Illustrated
... James Bradford, Cargo road, Canowiiulra k: William Kenneth Bailey, Crewtry, Gunnedah Ij Leonard James ... Spencer Michael Kramer, Hyrock, Trundle Catherine Duff, Richmond Keith Kendal Martin, Booyong Exors. late ...