Brian Flowers

Brian Flowers (1924-2010), physicist and scientific administrator, made significant contributions to the British atomic energy project, including six years as head of the Theoretical Physics division at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell before embarking on a career in university teaching and administration. Among other roles he served as chair of the Science Research Council from 1967 to 1973,as Rector of Imperial College from 1973 to 1985 and chair of the Royal Commission on Environment Pollution. As a member of the House of Lords he was active in discussions over science and technology policy and served as president of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee (1993-97).

  • Birth name Brian Flowers
  • Born 1924, Swansea, UK
  • Occupation Physicist
  • Disciplines Physics, Atmospheric Science
  • Education University of Manchester; Imperial College, London

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