Authorised form of nameRobinson; Derek Charles (1941 - 2002)
Dates1941 - 2002
Place of birthDouglas, Isle of Man
Date of birth27/05/1941
Place of deathOxford
Date of death02/12/2002
Research fieldFusion physicist
University of Manchester (1962) BSc
Doctoral research at Atomic Enrgy Research Establishment, Harwell; spent one year, one of the first Westerrn scientists to work at the Societ Nuclear Energy Institute, IV Kurchatow Institute, in Moscow (1968); Group Leader, UKAEA Culham Laboratory (1979-1986); Divisional Head, UKAEA Culham Laboratory (1986-1992); Director, UKAEA Fusion (1992-2002), the British component of the Euratom programme developing nuclear fusion; Director, Culham Science Centre (1998-2002); Chairman, European Fusion Physics Committee (2000-2002); Chairman, Institute of Physics Publishing (2001-2002)
Insitute of Physics
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/03/1994
Age at election52
RelationshipsMarried (1968) Marion Quarmby
Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society, Vol 57, 2011, pp 395-422, plate, by John Connor FRS and Colin Windsor FRS
Royal Society codeNA4756
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1994/33Robinson, Derek Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society25/07/1988
IM/003852Robinson, Derek Charles1993
IM/003853Robinson, Derek Charles1994
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