Allen, William Douglas (1914-)

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Allen, William Douglas (1914-2008)
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Physicist; Electrical engineer
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William Allen was on the Manhattan Project, USA 1944-1946 and at the CSIR Radiophysics Laboratory 1946 before becoming research physicist at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, UK 1946-1961. He was Professor of Engineering, University of Reading, UK 1966-1978.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Scientific officer at the Telecommunications Research Establishment, Ministry of Aircraft Production, UK
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Oxford
  • Career position - Scientific officer on the Manhattan Project, USA
  • Career position - Physicist at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) Radiophysics Laboratory
  • Career position - Research Physicist at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in Harwell, UK
  • Career position - Physicist at Rutherford High Energy Laboratory, UK
  • Career position - Professor of Engineering at the University of Reading, UK
  • Career position - Visiting Professor of Physics at the University of West Indies, Barbados
  • Career position - Visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southampton, UK

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Allen, William Douglas
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Allen, William Douglas
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945

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  1. Neutron detection / by W.D. Allen
    Allen, William Douglas, 1914-2008
    [ Book : 1960 ]
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