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Michael Ewart Brown

educator , chemistry educator

Michael Ewart Brown, South African chemistry educator. Recipient Mettler award for thermal analysis North America Thermal Analysis Society, 1996. Fellow Royal Society South Africa.

Background

Brown, Michael Ewart was born July 12, 1938 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Son of Sydney Arthur Ewart and Joan Caroline (Sweeny) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Witwatersrand, 1960; Doctor of Philosophy, Rhodes University, 1966.

Career

Junior lecturer Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 1962-1965, lecturer South Africa, 1967-1970, senior lecturer South Africa, 1971-1977, associate professor South Africa, 1978-1985, professor South Africa, since 1986; Research officer Chamber of Mines, Johannesburg, 1966; Leverhulme fellow Queen's University, Belfast, 1971; visiting fellow Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, 1980; visiting researcher ICI, Scotland, 1989; visiting professor Queen's University, 1989; dean of science Rhodes University, 1986-1992. Author: Introduction to Thermal Analysis, 1988, Thermal Decomposition of Ionic Solids, 1999; contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

  • Fellow Royal Society South Africa.

Connections

Spouse Cynthia Millicent Aylmeré Kay, December 11, 1965.

father:
Sydney

mother:
Joan