Samuel Curran

Physicist, Author

1912 –

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Who is Samuel Curran?

Sir Samuel Crowe Curran, FRS, FRSE, was a physicist and the first Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde - the first of the new technical universities in Britain. He is the inventor of the scintillation counter, the proportional counter, and the proximity fuse.

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Born
1912
Ballymena
Profession
Education
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of California, Berkeley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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