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Metallurgist , Manufacturing company executive

Peter Murray, British metallurgist, manufacturing executive. Recipient Holland Memorial Research prize, Sheffield University, 1949. Fellow Royal Institute Chemistry (Newton Chambers Research prize 1954), Institute Ceramics, American Nuclear Society; member British Ceramics Society (president 1965), American Ceramic Society, National Academy Engineering.

Background

Murray, Peter was born on March 13, 1920 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. Came to United States, 1967, naturalized, 1974. Son of Michael and Ann (Hamstead) Murray.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors, Sheffield (England) University, 1941; postgraduate, Sheffield (England) University, 1946-1949; Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgy, British Iron and Steel Research Bursar, Sheffield, 1948.

Career

Research chemist, Steetley Limited company, Worksop, Notts, England, 1941-1945; with, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, England, 1949-1967; head division metallurgy, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, 1960-1964; assistant director, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, 1964-1967; technical director, manager fuels and materials, advanced reactors division, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Madison, Pennsylvania, 1967-1974; director research, Westinghouse Electric Europe (S.A.), Brussels, 1974-1975; chief scientist advanced power systems divisions, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Madison, Pennsylvania, 1975-1981; director nuclear programs, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Washington, 1981-1992; senior consultant, Nuclear Programs, since 1992. Member divisional review committees Argonne National Laboratory, 1968-1973. Mellor Memorial lecturer Institute Ceramics, 1963.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Editorial advisory board: Journal Less Common Metals, 1968-2009.

Membership

Fellow Royal Institute Chemistry (Newton Chambers Research prize 1954), Institute Ceramics, American Nuclear Society. Member British Ceramics Society (president 1965), American Ceramic Society, National Academy Engineering.

Connections

Married Frances Josephine Glaisher, September 8, 1947 (deceased 2007). Children: Jane, Paul, Alexander.

father:
Michael Murray

mother:
Ann (Hamstead) Murray

spouse:
Frances Josephine Glaisher

child:
Paul Murray

child:
Alexander Murray

child:
Jane Murray