James Gray (mathematician)
|Died||6 November 1934
Assistant Lecturer of Physics, Glasgow University (1904)
|Alma mater||Glasgow University (BSc Eng, DSc 1908)|
He was born in Glasgow in 1876, the third of eight children to Andrew Gray and his wife, Annie Gordon. He was educated at Friars Grammar School, in Bangor, Caernarvonshire, Wales, where his father was employed by the university. He attended the University College of North Wales until 1899 when his father and family moved back to Glasgow.
He studied Engineering at Glasgow University and graduated BScEng. He then was employed by the university as a Lecturer in Physics from 1904. The university gave him a doctorate (DSc) in 1908. During the First World War he assisted with naval and aerial defence.
From 1920 to 1934 he was Professor of Applied Physics at Glasgow University.
- Dynamics (1911) co-written with his father
- Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783–2002: Biographical Index (PDF). I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 October 2006. Retrieved 27 January 2011.
- BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF FORMER FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH 1783 – 2002 (PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X.
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