Festschrift and biography for Dr Barry Clark

Catalogue Number: 456
Festschrift and biography for Dr Barry Clark
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: HUGHES Phillip K
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1999
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Department of Defence Aeronautical & Maritime Res Lab
Description Of Item: A4 size Laser printed single sided and bound in a clear plastic folder comprising papers given at a festschrift for Dr Barry Clark
Historical Significance: Barry Clark was a physicist with a Dip Mech Eng who did his MSc (1966) and PhD (1971) in the Victorian College of Optometry. He was the fourth person to obtain a PhD in the College. He continued to have a long and intimate conection with the College as a part time teacher in optics in the 1970s and research collaborator. His principal employment was with the Commonwealth Department of Defence where he headed the ergonomics group. He retired in 1996. He authored 54 refereed journal papers, about 50 DSTO reports, and about 45 conference papers, and 9 patents. He was active on Australian Standards, especially those for sunglasses, tinted windscreens and eye protection. He was the progenitor of Australian and international standards for sunglasses. For his PhD he developed a whole cornea topographer, known as the the Autocollimating Photokeratoscope and he published about 15 papers on corneal topography. This document includes a paper by Phillip Hughes on Barry Clark's career. Phillip Hughes is a Melbourne qualified optometrist who did his PhD under the supervision of Professor Barry Cole. Barry Clark is on right in photo.
How Acquired: Downloaded from http://dspace.dsto.defence.gov.au/dspace/bitstream/1947/3755/1/DSTO-GD-0211%20PR.pdf
Date Acquired: 2007
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. South wall. Cube 5 Album 1

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