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D. F. Galloway

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1963 Bio Note [1]

Dr D. F. Galloway, Ph.D., B . Sc. (Eng.), Wh.Sch. (Member), who was elected a Vice-President at the Annual Meeting in April, received his technical education at Birmingham Central Technical College and at Cambridge University.

He served his apprenticeship with the Birmingham Small Arms Co. Ltd and subsequently specialized in the design and layout of mass production plant. He was awarded a Whitworth Scholarship and Whitworth Senior Scholarship and obtained a B.Sc.(Eng.) with first class honours. He was awarded the degree of Ph.D. for research on the machining of light alloys.

Dr Galloway was appointed Assistant Director and later Director of the Research Department of the Institution of Production Engineers. Since 1946, when the Production Engineering Research Association of Great Britain was formed, Dr Galloway has been its Director of Research.

He became an Associate Member of the Institution in 1941 and transferred to Member in 1948; he was first elected a Member of Council in 1950. In 1960 and 1961 he was Chairman of the East Midlands Branch. He is the author of many papers and books and is a Past-President of the International Institution for Production Engineering Research (C.I.R.P.).

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