Baxter, J. P. (1905-1989)

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Baxter, J. P.
Baxter, John Philip, (FAA, FTSE) (1905-1989)
Baxter, John Philip, (Sir) (1905-1989)
Baxter, John Philip (1905-1989)
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Chemical engineer; Chemical Engineer; vice-chancellor
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Sir John Philip Baxter (1905-1989), chemical engineer and vice-chancellor, was born on 7 May 1905 in Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales, younger child of John Baxter, a post-office engineer, and his wife...

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Sir Philip Baxter was Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales 1949-1953 and Vice-Chancellor 1955-1969. He was also Chairman of the Australian Atomic Energy Commission 1957-1972.

Born Machynlleth, North Wales, 7 May 1905. Died 5 September 1989. OBE 1945, CMG 1959, KBE 1965. Educated Birmingham University (BSc 1927, PhD 1928). Research Manager, General Chemicals Division, ICI 1931-44, Research Director, General Chemicals Division, ICI and Director, Thorium Ltd 1944-49, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales 1949-52, Deputy Director 1952-53, Director 1953-54, Vice-Chancellor 1955-69. Chairman, Australian Atomic Energy Commission, 1957-72. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954, Kernot Medal 1970, Foundation Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1975.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Baxter, John Philip
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Sir Philip Baxter, Engineer: the Fabric of a Conservative Style of Thought
    Gissing, Philip
    Published: University of NSW, Sydney, 1999
  3. Sir Philip Baxter 1905-1989
    Angyal, S. J.
    Published: 1991
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 8, 3, 183-197
  4. Sir Philip Baxter 1905-1989
    Angyal, S.J.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  5. Baxter, Sir John Philip (1905-1989), Chemical Engineer
    Gissing, Philip
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2007
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 17, 72-76
  6. Ernest William Titterton 1916-1990
    Newton, J. O.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 2, 167-187
  7. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. Irene Rich, Warner Baxter Star for P.D.C. (24 April 1929)
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  3. Selected poems / James K. Baxter ; edited with an introduction by Paul Millar
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