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John Bruce Millar

John Bruce Millar, British speech scientist. Achievements include patents for speech processor. Elder Belconnen Baptist Church, Canberra, since 1982; vice president Parents and Citizens Association Belconnen High School, Canberra, 1985; president Australian Speech Science and Technology Association; member advisory council International Speech Committee Association; board member Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Background

  • Millar, John Bruce was born on January 5, 1942 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Arrived in Australia, 1970. Son of James Donald and Marion Janet (Williams) Millar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, University Liverpool, England, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Keele, England, 1968.

    Career

    • Research assistant University Keele, 1967—1968, research fellow, 1968—1970. Research scientist Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization, Canberra, Australia, 1970—1973. Fellow Australian National University, since 1973.

      Sr academy associate University Melbourne, Australia, 1988—1998. Associate director research school of information science and engineering Australian National University, since 1999. Editor directory Speech Research in Australia, 1972—1984.

      Editorial board Speech Communication, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for speech processor.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Elder Belconnen Baptist Church, Canberra, since 1982. Vice president Parents and Citizens Association Belconnen High School, Canberra, 1985. President Australian Speech Science and Technology Association.

    Member advisory council International Speech Committee Association. Board member Summer Institute of Linguistics.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Sheila Eleanor Butler, August 13, 1966. Children: James Robert, Andrew Harvey, Sandra Frances.
    • father: James Donald Millar
    • mother: Marion Janet (Williams) Millar
    • spouse: Sheila Eleanor Butler
    • children: James Robert Millar
    • Andrew Harvey Millar
    • Sandra Frances Millar
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    Born January 5, 1942
    (age 75)
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