Authorised form of nameHawthorne; Sir; William Rede (1913 - 2011)
Dates1913 - 2011
Date of birth22/05/1913
Date of death16/09/2011
Master of Churchill College, Cambridge; Emeritus Professor of Applied Thermodynamics in the University of Cambridge;

CBE 1959; Kt 1970
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/03/1955
Age at election41
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Council: 1968-1970, 1979-1981; VP 1969-1970, 1979-1981
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1982
Sir William Hawthorne, 'The Early History of the Aircraft Gas Turbine in Britain' in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 79-108
Royal Society codeNA1401
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/1/23Correspondence re cataloguing and permanent deposit of Blackett's personal papers1972
HWT/23/1/6Cuttings from Japanese press, reports on visit by Executive Secretary and Sir William HawthorneMay - June 1970
HWT/25/10/5Correspondence and papers regarding visit of Royal Society delegation to ChinaApril - June 1974
HWT/39/54Great Britain-China Committee (later Great Britain-China Centre)July 1974
PB/1/34/1Letters of congratulation on Blackett's Life Peerage1969
IM/GA/SGRS/8381Hawthorne, Sir William Rede1985
IM/GA/R/6523Hawthorne, Sir William Redend
WF/293Grant application from University of Southampton to the Wolfson Foundation 1967-1988
WF/387Grant application from the University of Cambridge to the Wolfson Foundation1970-2001
EC/1955/10Hawthorne, Sir William Rede: certificate of election to the Royal Society
WF/345Grant application from the University of Cambridge to the Wolfson Foundation20 October 1968
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