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Engineering educator

Leslie Thomas McCloud Berry, Australian engineering educator. Grantee Telecom Research Laboratories, 1970-1991, Overseas Telecommunications Commission, 1986-1987, Generic Industrial Research and Development grantee, 1988-1991. Lay preacher Methodist Church, Adelaide, 1956-1958. Fellow Institution Engineers of Australia; member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers American, Telecommunication Society Australia.

Background

Berry, Leslie Thomas McCloud was born on July 21, 1937 in Adelaide, Australia. Son of Leslie Timpron Peter and Eileen Pearl (Thompson) Berry.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Adelaide, 1957. Diploma in secondary education, University Adelaide, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Adelaide, 1971.

Career

Teacher Mount Gambier (South Australia) High School, 1959, Kings College, Adelaide, 1960-1963, Norwood High School, Adelaide, 1964-1965, Scotch College, Adelaide, 1966-1967, St. Peter's College, Adelaide, 1968. From tutor to lecturer South Australian Institute of Technology, 1969-1972. From lecturer to senior lecturer University Adelaide, 1972-1988.

Professor, director telecommunication network research Bond University, Queensland, Australia, 1989-1992. Head department compter system engineering Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Australia, 1992-1999, retired, 1999. Property Art to Enjoy.

Consultant Telecom Australia, since 1970. Founding director Teletraffic Research Centre, University Adelaide, 1986-1988. Foundation director Centre for Teletraffic Research, Bond University, 1988-1992.

Director Telecomm. Network Research Center, Australian Telecomm. Consultant & Training.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Co-inventor access mechanism for a metropolitan area network, modular interactive network dimensioning and evaluation routines.

Membership

Lay preacher Methodist Church, Adelaide, 1956-1958. Fellow Institution Engineers of Australia. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers American, Telecommunication Society Australia, Pacific Telecommunications Commission.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bush walking, Scottish country dancing, tennis, gardening, music.

Connections

Married Elizabeth-Anne Goldie, December 16, 1961. Children: Anne, Catherine, Jacqueline, Jane.

father:
Leslie Timpron Peter Berry

mother:
Eileen Pearl (Thompson) Berry

spouse:
Elizabeth-Anne Goldie

child:
Anne Berry

child:
Catherine Berry

child:
Jacqueline Berry

child:
Jane Berry