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Professor Frank Charles Thompson (1890- )
1922 D.Met. (Sheffield), B.Sc. (Lond.), Metallurgist; Professor of Metallurgy in the University of Manchester; b. 1890; s. of Edward Landers Thompson, Sheffield. Ed. Sheffield Royal Grammar Sch. and King Edward VII Sch., Sheffield. Training: Sheffield University. Mappin Medallist, University of Sheffield; Medallist, C.G.L.I., Iron and Steel Manufacture. Career: On Staff of Metallurgical Dept., University of Sheffield, 1912-20; Carnegie Sch. of Iron and Steel Inst., 1920; Sorby Research Fellow of the University of Sheffield, 1920-1; Author of numerous Papers on the Nonferrous Nickel Alloys, General Metallography, Magnetic and Elec. Properties, and on the Elastic Limit. Address: The University, Manchester.