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Rupert Stanley

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Professor Rupert Stanley

1922 B.A., M.I.E.E., Municipal Technical Institute, Belfast. Served three years' pupilage at electrical engineering with Porte, Sykes and Co., Dublin, Cork and York. On Engineering staff of the Isle of Thanet Electric Tramway and Lighting Co.; two years Chief Lecturer in Physics and Electrical Engineering at the School of Science and Technology, Brighton; appointed Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Municipal Technical Institute, Belfast, in 1903, and made Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Queen's University, Belfast, at its inception in 1909; appointed Principal of the Municipal Technical Institute, Belfast, 1919. Fellow of the Institute of Radio Engineers. Had considerable consulting practice in Belfast and its vicinity; was Consulting Electrical Engineer to the Belfast Asylums Board, and as such was responsible for all the electrical equipment in their new Villa Colony Asylum; specialised in electric drives for textile machinery; also in wireless telegraphy. Publications: Author of a "Textbook of Wireless Telegraphy," which is one of the standard works in England, United States and Australia; has lately re-written this book in two volumes, which deal with all the modern developments in radio-telegraphy and radio-telephony. War Services.—Joined up in October, 1914, as Second-in-Command 121st Field Company, Royal Engineers; transferred to Wireless Training Centre, Worcester, in May, 1915; went to France, October, 1915; appointed Officer Commanding Wireless, 3rd Army, in December, 1915; Experimental Wireless Officer, General Headquarters, June, 1916. Became Chief Wireless Instructor, British Expeditionary Force, France, in 1917. Mentioned in Dispatches and made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour for wireless liaison work with the French Service.

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