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Eric D. Rees

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Eric D. Rees (c1923-1969)

1969 Obituary [1]

Mr Eric D. Rees (Fellow) died recently aged 46.

Eric Rees graduated from the University of Wales in 1948. His subsequent career was spent in the field of technical education and it was in 1957 that he joined the staff of the Royal College of Advanced Technology Salford as a Senior Lecturer. During his three years at Salford he made a significant contribution to the development of the College to its present role as a Technological University.

In 1960 he was appointed Head of the department of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture at Portsmouth College of Technology.

He was always an active and enthusiastic member of the Institution being an examiner for fuel and combustion engineering and a member of the Joint Committee for Higher National Certificates and Diplomas.

It is in the Branch activities of the Institution that Mr Rees will be particularly missed by his many friends. He served for several years on the . . .

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