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Richard Vynne Southwell

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Richard Vynne Southwell (1888- )

1922 M.A., A.F. R.Ae.S., Supt. Aerodynamics Dept., N.P.L., 1920 to date; b. 1888; s. of Edwin B. Southwell. Ed. Norwich Sch. and Trinity Coll., Cambridge. Training at Eng. Lab., Cambridge. 1st Class Math. Tripos (Part I), 1909; xst Class Mech. Sc. Tripos, 1910; John Winbolt Prize and Fellowship at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, 1912; appointed Lecturer, Trinity Coll., Cambridge, 1914; Fellow Cambridge Philosophical Soc. Career: Practical Training at Vickers, Ltd., Sheffield; served in France (A.S.C. Mech. Transport); in charge of Non-Rigid Airship, Design Office, R.N. Airship Station, Kingsnorth, 1915-18; in charge of Aerodynamic and Structural Research at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, 1918-19; lectured at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, 1919-2o. Various papers in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Soc., "Philosophical Magazine," "Engineering," etc. Addresses: 9, Montpelier Road, Twickenham; The National Physical Lab., Teddington.

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