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Walter Boas

Walter Boas

Walter Boas
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Intro Metallurgist
A.K.A. Walter Moritz Boas, Walter M. Boas, W. Boas
Was Scientist Physicist
From Germany Australia
Field Science
Gender male
Birth 10 February 1904, Berlin, Germany
Death 12 May 1982, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (aged 78 years)
Star sign Aquarius
The details (from wikipedia)


Walter Moritz Boas FAA (10 February 1904 – 12 May 1982) was a German-Australian metallurgist.

Boas was born in Berlin, Germany and was educated at the Berlin Institute of Technology (Dip. Engin. 1928, Dr.-Ing. 1930). After several positions at German and Swiss institutions, Boas became a lecturer in metallurgy at University of Melbourne in 1938; then from 1940 to 1947, senior lecturer. From 1947 to 1949, Boas was principal research officer, CSIR Division of Tribophysics; and from 1949 to 1969 chief of the division.

The Walter Boas Medal of the Australian Institute of Physics is named in his honour.

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