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Walter Eric Duckworth

Walter Eric Duckworth, British research director. Fellow Institute Physics, Institute Statisticians,; member Institution of Metallurgists (president 1974-1975), Metals Society (treasurer 1981-1985).


  • Duckworth, Walter Eric was born on August 2, 1925 in Blackburn, England. Son of Albert and Rosamund (Biddle) Duckworth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cambridge University, 1947. Doctor of Technology (honorary), Brunel University, 1976. Doctor of the University (honorary), Surrey University, 1980.


    • Research metallurgist British Insurance Cable Company, Prescot, England, 1947-1949. Research manager Glacier Metal Company, Wembley, England, 1949-1960. Assistant director British Iron & Steel Research Company, London, 1960-1969.

      Managing director Fulmer Research, Stoke Poges, England, since 1969. Director Ricardo Consultant Engineering, Shoreham-by-Sea, H. Darnell Ltd., London, Fleming Technology Investment Trust Company, London.


    • Author: A Guide to Operational Research, 1962. Statistical Techniques in Technological Research, 1968.


    Fellow Institute Physics, Institute Statisticians. Member Institution of Metallurgists (president 1974-1975), Metals Society (treasurer 1981-1985).


    • Married Emma Davies, April 16, 1949. 1 child, Stephen.
    • father: Albert Duckworth
    • mother: Rosamund (Biddle) Duckworth
    • spouse: Emma Davies
    • child: Stephen Duckworth
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    Born August 2, 1925