Hartung, E. J. (Ernst Johannes) (1893-)

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Hartung, E. J. (Ernst Johannes) (1893-1979)
Hartung, Ernst Johannes, (Emeritus Professor) (1893-)
Hartung, Ernst Johannes (1893-)
Hartung, Ernst Johannes (1893-1979)
Field of activity
Professor Of Chemistry; Astronomer; Chemist; Academics - Chemistry
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Ernst Johannes Hartung (1893-1979), professor of chemistry and astronomer, was born on 23 April 1893 at Caulfield, Melbourne, second son of five children of Carl August Ernst Hartung, musician, and his...

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Ernst Hartung was Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Melbourne 1919-1924, an Associate Professor 1924-1927 and Professor 1927-1954. He chaired the Advisory Committee on Optical Munitions during World War II and led the research into the production of optical glass. Hartung is commemorated by the Hartung Youth Lectures of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Tutor at Trinity College, University of Melbourne
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Associate Professor then Professor (from 1927) at the University of Melbourne
  • Award - David Syme Research Prize, University of Melbourne
  • Career position - President of the Australian Chemical Institute (three terms)

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After teaching in the department since 1914, Hartung held the Chair of Chemistry between 1927 and 1954. During WWII he chaired the Advisory Committee on Optical Munitions, and led research leading to production in Australia of optical glass and graticules for gunsights.

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After teaching in the department since 1914, Hartung held the Chair of Chemistry between 1927 and 1954. During WWII he chaired the Advisory Committee on Optical Munitions, and led research leading to production in Australia of optical glass and graticules for gunsights.

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Related people and organisations

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) (1953 - )

    <p>Ernst Hartung is commemorated by the Hartung Youth Lectures of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Melbourne (1853 - )

    <p>Ernst Hartung was Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Melbourne 1919-1924, an Associate Professor 1924-1927 and Professor 1927-1954.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Optical Munitions Panel (1940 - 1945)

    <p>Ernst Hartung chaired the Optical Munitions Panel.</p>

University of Melbourne

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hartung, Ernst Johannes
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hartung, Ernst Johannes (1893-1970), Professor of Chemistry and Astronomer
    Weickhardt, L. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 14, 405-406
  3. Hartung, Ernst Johannes
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
    Series: The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
  4. Hartung, Ernst Johannes
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  5. 150 Years, 150 Stories: Ernst Johannes Hartung
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: 2003
    Series: Uni News, 11, 17, 4
  6. Ernst Johannes Hartung 1893-1979
    Radford, J. T.
    Published: 1979
    Series: Chemistry in Australia, 46, 219-20
  7. A History of Defence Science in Australia
    Wisdom, John
    Published: Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, 1995
  8. R. v.d. R. Wooley in Australia
    Davies, Susan
    Published: 1984
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 1, 59-69
  9. Optical Instruments in Australia in the 1939-45 War: successes and lost opportunities
    Bolton, H. C.
    Published: 1990
    Series: Australian Physicist
  10. A Wartime Observatory Observed - the Mount Stromlo Community, 1940-1945
    Sherratt, Tim; Condé, Anne-Marie
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1994
  11. Albert Lloyd George Rees 1916-1989
    Walsh, A. and Willis, J. B.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 1, 31-47
  12. John Stuart Anderson
    Hyde, B. G. and Day, P
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 2
  13. Ian William Wark 1899-1985
    Rees, A. L. G.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 4, 533-548
  14. Exhibition Papers
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  15. The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  16. 150 years, 150 stories: brief biographies of one hundred and fifty remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: Department of History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003

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  1. Hartung's astronomical objects for southern telescopes : a handbook for amateur observers
    Hartung, E. J. (Ernst Johannes), 1893-1979
    [ Book : 1995-2016 ]
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  1. UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT POSTHUMOUS HONOR CONFERRED
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    ... . — Edmund Morris Miller. Doctor of Science. — Ernest Johannes Har-tung. Doctor of Medicine. — Leslie ... , Edith Alice Crowther, Dorothy Lush Derham, Beatrice Olive Vic-toria Dodd, Olga Dorothea Agnes Ernst ... 959 words
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  1. STATE COMMITTEES OF COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Wednesday 25 March 1959 [Issue No.21] p 1104

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    ... .Sc. Professor Howard Carlyle Forster, M.Agr.Sc., Ph.D. Emeritus-Professor Ernst Johannes Hartung, D.Sc. Hyman ... Harold Roy Carne, D.V.Sc., Chairman. Professor Albert Ernest Alexander, B.Sc. (Reading), M.A., Ph.D., Sc ... 943 words
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  1. Astronomical objects for southern telescopes, with an addendum for northern observatories : a handbook for amateur observers / E.J. Hartung
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  2. The screen projection of chemical experiments / by E.J. Hartung
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