Matheson, Louis, (Sir) (1912-2002)

Also known as
Matheson, J. A. L. (1912-2002)
Matheson, J. A. L. (James Adam Louis) (1912-)
Matheson, James Adam Louis, (KBE, CMG, MBE) (1912-2002)
Matheson, James Adam Louis (1912-)
Matheson, James Adam Louis (1912-2002)
Matheson, Louis, (Sir) (1912-)
Matheson, Louis (1912-2002)
Field of activity
Vice-Chancellor; Civil engineer
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35334329
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-503617

Biographies

Louis Matheson was the first Vice-chancellor of Monash University, Victoria, 1960-1976.

  • Career position - Civil Engineer
  • Career position - Lecturer at Birmingham University, UK
  • Award - Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
  • Career position - Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Beyer Professor of Engineering at Manchester University, UK
  • Life event - Settled in Australia
  • Career position - Vice-Chancellor of Monash University, Victoria
  • Career position - Member of the Ramsay Committee on the Development of Tertiary Education in Victoria
  • Career position - Member of the Royal Commission into the Failure of Kings Bridge
  • Career position - Member of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Advisory Council
  • Career position - Trustee of the Science Museum of Victoria
  • Career position - Member of the Interim Council at the University of Papua New Guinea
  • Career position - Member of the Council of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Career position - Chairman of the Council of Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • Career position - Chairman of the Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Career position - Chairman of the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee (AVCC)
  • Career position - President of the Council of the Science Museum of Victoria
  • Award - Kernot Medal received from the University of Melbourne
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
  • Career position - Chancellor of Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • Career position - Member of the Post-Secondary Education Committee Victoria
  • Career position - President of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Career position - Chairman of the Australian Science and Technology Council
  • Award - Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)
  • Award - P. N. Russell Memorial Medal received
  • Career position - Chairman of the Newport Review Panel
  • Career position - Member of the Australian Science and Technology Council
  • Career position - Director of the Nauru Phosphate Corporation
  • Career position - Chairman of the Planning and Finance Committee of the Schools Commission in Victoria

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Matheson, James Adam Louis (Louis)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Sir James Adam Louis Matheson, KBE, MBE, CMG, Founding Vice-Chancellor of Monash University
    Marginson, Simon
    Published: 2002
    Series: The Age
  3. Still learning: Louis Matheson
    Matheson, Louis
    Published: Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1980
  4. Some National Presidents of IEAust
    Sinclair, Bruce
    Published: Institution of Engineers, Australia, Barton, ACT, 2001
    Series: Eleventh National Conference on Engineering Heritage: Federation Engineering a Nation; Proceedings, 259
  5. Dr Keith Thomas Henry Farrer OBE MA DSc FTSE - Biographical Note
    Series: Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering

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  1. OBITUARY Matheson Lang
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