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Mills, Prof. Ian Mark free

OBE 2015; FRS 1996

Born 9 June 1930; s of John Mills, MD and Margheurita Alice Gertrude Mills (née Gooding); m 1957, Margaret Mary Maynard; one s one d

Professor of Chemical Spectroscopy, University of Reading, 1966–95, now Emeritus

Education

Leighton Park Sch.; Univ. of Reading (BSc); St John’s Coll., Oxford (DPhil)

Career

Res. Fellow, Univ. of Minnesota, 1954–56; Res. Fellow in Theoretical Chem., Corpus Christi Coll., Cambridge, 1956–57; University of Reading: Lectr in Chemistry, 1957–64; Reader, 1964–66; Leverhulme Emeritus Res. Fellow, 1996–98. Mem. and Chm. of various cttees, IUPAC, 1985–2000; Royal Society of Chemistry: Vice-Pres., Faraday Div., 1984–86; Mem., British Nat. Cttee for IUPAC, 1992–2000 (Chm., 1998–2000); Mem. Council, Royal Instn, 2000–03. Pres., Consultative Cttee on Units, Bureau Internat. des Poids et Mesures, 1995–2014 (Hon. Mem., 2014); Chm., Cttee on Symbols and Units, BSI, 1996–2003. Hon. DSc Reading, 2015. Lomb Medal 1960, Fellow 1974, Lippincott Medal 1982, Optical Soc. of America; Spectroscopy Award, RSC, 1990. Editor, Molecular Physics, 1972–77 and 1995–2004

Publications

(ed jtly) Quantities, Units and Symbols in Physical Chemistry, 1988, 3rd edn 2006; papers in learned jls

Recreations

walking, sailing, socialising and arguing in company with family, children and grandchildren, and Cathie Deeley and others

Address

57 Christchurch Road, Reading RG2 7BD

(0118) 987 2335

i.m.mills@reading.ac.uk; mills704ian@gmail.com

Address

School of Chemistry, University of Reading RG6 6AD

07770 227678