Person: Peddie, William
William Peddie graduated from Edinburgh University and then lectured in Physics. He was appointed Professor of Physics at Queen's College Dundee and held this post for 37 years.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- William Peddie attended Kirkwall Grammar School, Orkney, and then studied at the University of Edinburgh, being awarded a B.Sc. in 1887 and then a D.Sc. in the following year.
Born 31 May 1861, Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland. Died 2 June 1946, Ninewells, Dundee, Scotland.
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Applied Maths, Origin Scotland
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive