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Bruce Raymond Davis
Papers

MSS 0101

Biographical

Bruce Raymond Davis was born in Adelaide 17 July 1939. He was student at the University of Adelaide, completing a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) in 1960, and Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) in 1963 and a Doctor of Philosophy (Electrical Engineering) in 1969.

In 1964 he took up a role as a Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, eventually becoming a Senior Lecturer in 1971 and an Associate Professor in 1994. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide.

In 1970, Davis spent twelve months at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, where he worked on mobile communication systems. He returned to Bell Laboratories in 1977, this time working in the Satellite Systems Research Department.

He has also undertaken extensive research work for Telecom Australia and the Communications Division at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).

Contents

Series 1 – Biographical and Correspondence

  • Copy of CV (2006) 10 p.
  • Correspondence (1 folder) 1964 - 1999
    • Includes letters regarding; Teaching and course materials, research being undertaken, official University correspondence, conferences and societies

Series 2 – Lecture notes. approx. 1 m.

  • Folder 1 – Engineering 1NA
  • Folder 2 – Electrical Engineering II
  • Folder 3 – Electrical Systems 1988-1989
  • Folder 4 – Networks 1983-1991
  • Folder 5 – Communication Theory Tutorial
  • Folder 6 – Electrical Engineering II
  • Folder 7 – Notes re: signal frequency
  • Folder 8 – Engineering IB
  • Folder 9 – Engineering 1NA
  • Folder 10 – Electrodynamics
  • Folder 11 – Communication Theory
  • Folder 12 – Digital Systems Designs
  • Folder 13 – Television Lectures
  • Folder 14 – Communication Theory 1980-1982, Stochastic Processes, 1980-1981.
  • Folder 15 – Electronics 1982 (PHC)
  • Folder 16 – Lectures 1966
  • Folder 17 – Lectures 1964
  • Folder 18 – Lectures 1965
  • Folder 19 - Communication Theory I, II & III (Honours), Digital Filters (Honours) Machine Language (Options) Network Synthesis (Honours)
  • Folder 20 – Electrical Engineering I, 1975
  • Folder 21 – Electrical Materials (Molecular Engineering), Advanced Control. 1969
  • Folder 22 – Lecture Course 1978
  • Folder 23 – Final year lectures 1971
  • Folder 24 – Stochastic Processes 1976
  • Folder 25 – Television Lecture 1975
  • Folder 26 – Communication Theory 1975

Series 3 - Study Leave reports and research.

  • Folder of material relating to work undertaken while on study leave, includes reports and research done for DSTO, BELL Laboratories and CSIRO.
  • Miscellaneous documents
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Contact

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