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Healy, Thomas William (1937 - )

Prof., PhD (Col) MSc (Mel) FRACI FAA FTSE
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Physical chemist
Born: 1 June 1937  St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

Thomas W. Healy was Professor in Physical Chemistry at the University of Melbourne from August 1977 - 1998, Dean of Science 1985 - 1990, and, Director of the ARC Advanced Minerals Products Special Research Centre. His research interests include colloid and surface chemistry, aqueous interfaces, interfacial spectroscopy, ultra-small colloidal particles, stability of colloidal dispersions and the chemistry of mineral processing.

Career Highlights

1977 - 1998

Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Melbourne


Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science


Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering


Sir Ian Wark Medal and Lectureship


Awarded Honorary DSc, University of Melbourne

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