Eric Stephen Barnes was Secretary (Physical Sciences) Australian Academy of Science 1972-76; Elder Professor of Mathematics, University of Adelaide 1959-74; Deputy Vice-chancellor University of Adelaide 1975-80; Professor of Pure Mathematics University of Adelaide 1981-83.
Born Cardiff, Wales, 16 January 1924. Died 16 October 2000. Educated Universities of Sydney and Cambridge. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1950-54; assistant lecturer, Cambridge 1951-53; reader in pure mathematics, University of Sydney 1953-58; Elder Professor of Mathematics, University of Adelaide 1959-74; deputy Vice-Chancellor 1975-80; professor of pure mathematics 1981-83. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954.
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