Sir John Percival Vaissing (Vissing) Madsen (1879-1969), physicist and engineer, was born on 24 March 1879 at Lochinvar, New South Wales, eldest of six children of Hans Frandsen Madsen, Danish surveyor,...
John Madsen was Lecturer in Physics, University of Adelaide 1901-1909 and Associate Professor and Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney 1909-1949. He was Chairman of the Radio Research Board (1926-1957) and a great many other bodies and boards including the National Association of Testing Authorities. Madsen is featured on the ATERB Medal, which is awarded under the auspices of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. ATERB (Australian Telecommunications & Electronics Research Board) was formerly the Radio Research Board, of which Madsen was founding chairman.
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
Education - Bachelor of Engineering (BE) completed at the University of Sydney
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Adelaide
Career position - Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at the University of Adelaide
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Adelaide
Career position - Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at the University of Sydney
Career position - Assistant Professor then Professor (from 1920) of Electrical Engineering at the University of Sydney
Career position - Commanding Officer of the Engineer Officers' Training School in Roseville, New South Wales
Career position - Chairman of the Radio Research Board
Career position - Chairman of the National Standards Laboratory
Career position - Chairman of the Radiophysics Advisory Board
Award - Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal received from the Institution of Engineers, Australia
Career position - Chairman of the Australian National Research Council
Career position - Chairman of the Electrical Research Board
Career position - President of the Institute of Physics, Australian branch
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
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