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historian , Chemistry educator

Ian David Rae, Australian Chemistry educator, historian. Fellow Australian Academy Technology Sciences and Engineering, Royal Australian Chemical Institute; member American Chemical Society, Society for History of Technology, Society for History of Alchemy and Chemistry.

Background

Rae, Ian David was born on September 21, 1937 in Newport, Victoria, Australia. Son of Campbell Peter and Lyla Gwynneth (Shaw) Rae.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Melbourne, Australia, 1960. Master of Science, University Melbourne, Australia, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, Canberra, 1965.

Career

Research fellow Monash University, Clayton, Australia, 1967-1970, senior lecturer Australia, 1970-1983, associate professor Australia, 1983-1990, professor, dean Australia, 1990-1994. Deputy vice chancellor Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, 1994-1997. Chair Nufarm review Environmental Protection Agency Victoria, Melbourne, 1990-1991, Scheduled Wastes Management Group, Australia, 1994—2002, National Advisory Body on Scheduled Wastes, Australia, 1994—2002, Science Key Learning Area Committee, Melbourne, 1992-1999.

Honorary professional fellow University Melbourne. Technical director Australian Academy Technological Sciences & Engineering.2000-2006. Co-chair Process Agents Task Force, United Nations Environment Programme ozone secretariat.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 160 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Australian Academy Technology Sciences and Engineering, Royal Australian Chemical Institute. Member American Chemical Society, Society for History of Technology, Society for History of Alchemy and Chemistry.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, walking, travelling.

Connections

Married Joan Caroline Veal. Children: Anne Louise, Stuart Campbell.

father:
Campbell Peter Rae

mother:
Lyla Gwynneth (Shaw) Rae

spouse:
Joan Caroline Veal;children: Anne Louise

children:
Anne Louise Rae

Stuart Campbell Rae