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Walter Eric Duckworth, British research director. Fellow Institute Physics, Institute Statisticians,; member Institution of Metallurgists (president 1974-1975), Metals Society (treasurer 1981-1985).

Background

Duckworth, Walter Eric was born on August 2, 1925 in Blackburn, England. Son of Albert and Rosamund (Biddle) Duckworth.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cambridge University, 1947. Doctor of Technology (honorary), Brunel University, 1976. Doctor of the University (honorary), Surrey University, 1980.

Career

Research metallurgist British Insurance Cable Company, Prescot, England, 1947-1949. Research manager Glacier Metal Company, Wembley, England, 1949-1960. Assistant director British Iron & Steel Research Company, London, 1960-1969.

Managing director Fulmer Research, Stoke Poges, England, since 1969. Director Ricardo Consultant Engineering, Shoreham-by-Sea, H. Darnell Ltd., London, Fleming Technology Investment Trust Company, London.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Guide to Operational Research, 1962. Statistical Techniques in Technological Research, 1968.

Membership

Fellow Institute Physics, Institute Statisticians. Member Institution of Metallurgists (president 1974-1975), Metals Society (treasurer 1981-1985).

Connections

Married Emma Davies, April 16, 1949. 1 child, Stephen.

father:
Albert Duckworth

mother:
Rosamund (Biddle) Duckworth

spouse:
Emma Davies

child:
Stephen Duckworth