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Computer scientist

William James Nichols, Burmese, Australian Computer scientist. Chartered professional engineer. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Engineers Australia, South Perth Yacht Club.

Background

Nichols, William James was born on October 23, 1954 in Rangoon, Burma. Arrived in Australia, 1972. Son of James Leander and Felicity Anne (Welti) Nichols.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Western Australia Institute of Technology, Perth, 1976. Graduate Diploma in Education, Western Australia Institute of Technology, 1983. MEng, Curtin (Australia) University of Technology, Australia, 1988.

Career

Lecturer Curtin University of Technology, since 1989. Research assistant University Western Australia, Perth, 1976-1981. Lecturer Technology and Further Education, Australia, 1981-1988.

Director Nichols & Sons Proprietary Ltd., Australia, since 1985. Senior lecturer, head international programs division engineering and science Curtin University of Technology, 1999-2000. Associate professor, dean Curtin Sarawak.

Achievements

  • Chartered professional engineer.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Engineers Australia. Member South Perth Yacht Club.

Connections

Married Sharon Louise Brinsmead, May 14, 1979. Children: Samuel James, Benjamin William.

father:
James Leander Nichols

mother:
Felicity Anne (Welti) Nichols

spouse:
Sharon Louise Brinsmead

child:
Benjamin William Nichols

child:
Samuel James Nichols