George MacfarlaneSir George Macfarlanestarted on radar in Dundee. In the Maths Group, he modelled radio propagation to improve radar performance. After the war he continued in government eventually becoming head of the Scientific Civil Service.


Sir George G Macfarlane
8 January 1916 - 20 May 2007

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Papers & Links etc.
Penley Radar Archives - correspondence with Bill Penley - no electronic version.
Wikipedia page:  biography George Macfarlane  accessed Feb 2011
or try:  with search words: George Macfarlane 
Sir George Macfarlane Award - The Royal Academy of Engineering - award of excellence for young engineers.  Visit:  and search:  Macfarlane
Obituaries    The Sunday Times - 31 May 2007  accessed Feb 2011
    The Guardian 30 July 2007 accessed Feb 2011
Group in March 1942:  Group 26  Maths

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