Michael Warwick THOMPSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-06-01
Education Rydal Sch, Univ of Liverpool (BSc, DSc, Oliver Lodge prizewinner)
Publications N/A
Recreations the Arts, sailing, fly fishing, gardening, walking
Clubs Athenaeum, Royal Fowey Yacht
Style Sir Michael Thompson
Career res scientist AERE Harwell 1953-65, prof of experimental physics Univ of Sussex 1965-80 (pro-vice-chllr 1972-78), vice-chllr UEA 1980-86, vice-chllr and princ Univ of Birmingham 1987-96 (emeritus prof of physics 1996-); tstee Barber Inst of Fine Art 1987-2007; non-exec dir: Alliance & Leicester Building Society (now Alliance & Leicester plc) 1979-2000 (dep chm 1995-99), Cobuild Ltd 1987-96, W Midlands RHA 1990-96 (memb 1987-90, dep chm 1995-96); author of one book, several edited works and numerous papers in sci jls; scientific interests incl radiation damage and atomic collisions in solids, nuclear power, its civil applications and energy policy; Inst of Physics C V Boys prizewinner 1972; memb: E Sussex Educn Ctee 1973-78, E Sussex AHA 1973-80, Physics Ctee SRC 1972-79 (sometime chm), Cncl Ctee of Vice-Chllrs and Princs 1989-93 and 1994-96, Cncl Assoc of Commonwealth Univs 1990-95, Cncl Queen Mary & Westfield Coll London 1996-2000; tstee Bart's Med Coll 1998-2000; pres: Bodmin Decorative and Fine Arts Soc 2000-11, Fowey River Assoc 2001-07; chm Fowey Harbour Statutory Consultation Gp 2010-13; hon fell Univ of Sussex 2012; Hon LLD Univ of Birmingham 1997, Hon DSc Univ of Sussex 1998; FInstP 1964; Grosserverdienst Kreuz (German Federal Republic) 1997
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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