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John Keats Catterson-Smith

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John Keats Catterson-Smith

Hon. Fellow Indian Inst. of Sc. William Siemens Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of London, King's College, Strand, W.C.2.


  • Education - City of London.
  • South-Western Polytechnic.
  • Birmingham University, Bowen Research Scholar.
  • 1904-07 Siemens' Dynamo Works, Stafford.
  • 1907-12 Assistant Lecturer and Demonstrator in Electrical Engineering.
  • 1909-12 Lecturer in Electrical Machinery, Liverpool University,
  • 1912-15 Finsbury Technical College (Chief Assistant to Professor Thompson).
  • 1915-16 service overseas with R.N.V.R.
  • 1916-19 Experimental Wireless Officer.
  • 1919-23 Assistant to Doctor Eccles, Finsbury Tech. College, and Lecturer in Electrical Machinery, Faraday House.
  • 1923-30 Professor of Electrical Technology, Indian Institute of Science,(Hon. Fellow 1930).

1945 Obituary [1]

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