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researcher , Mechanical engineering educator

Walter Martin Benson, Australian Mechanical engineering educator, researcher. Certified in mechanic engineering. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institution Engineers Australia (Papua New Guinea coordinator since 1985); fellow Institution Engineers Papua New Guinea.

Background

Benson, Walter Martin was born on March 25, 1936 in Sydney, NSW, Australia. Son of Walter Norman and Evelyn Marjory (Tout) Benson. arrived in Papua New Guinea, 1978.

Education

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, University Sydney, 1959. Master of Engineering, University Wollongong, Australia, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Flammability Limits, Papua New Guinea University of Technology, Lae, 1996.

Career

Professional engineer John Lysaght, Pt. Kembla, Australia, 1959-1978. Lecturer, head of department Lae Technology College, 1978-1984.

Lecturer, senior lecturer Papua New Guinea University of Technology, Lae, 1985-1999. Part-time teacher, consultant. Chairman Board Studies, Lae, 1989-1999.

Achievements

  • Certified in mechanical engineering.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institution Engineers Australia (Papua New Guinea coordinator since 1985). Fellow Institution Engineers Papua New Guinea.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: church activities, playing piano and violin, chess, gardening.

Connections

Married Marjorie Joan McCrindle, August 12, 1966. Children: Roderick, Derek.

father:
Walter Norman Benson

mother:
Eveline Margery (Tout) Benson

spouse:
Marjorie Joan McCrindle

children:
Roderick Benson

Derek Benson