**Dr. Noel Barton**

*Manager, Applied & Industrial Mathematics Program
CSIRO, Division of Mathematics and Statistics*

Noel Barton,
Manager, Applied & Industrial Mathematics Program

*CSIRO*,
Division of Mathematics and Statistics

Locked Bag 17, North Ryde, NSW 2113

Tel: +61 2 9325 3270 Fax: +61 2 9325 3200

**Biographical note: **Noel was educated at the
University of Western Australia,
graduating with a PhD in Applied Mathematics in 1973.
Subsequently he held a *CSIRO Postdoctoral Scholarship*
at the
University of Cambridge followed by
appointments at the Universities of
Queensland and
NSW.
His appointment in
*CSIRO* commenced in 1981.
Noel's main professional interests are Fluid Mechanics,
Computational Mathematics
and the transfer of mathematically-based results to industry.
In 1994-95 he was *Executive Officer*
and *Editor* of the
``Strategic Review of Mathematical Sciences Research
and Advanced Mathematical Services in Australia''.
During 1993-94 he was *Chair* of
*ANZIAM*,
the main professional body for Applied Mathematicians
in Australia and New Zealand.

©** Copyright:**
Short extracts may be quoted in reports if attributed to
``Mathematical Sciences Symposium at the University of NSW, 23 February 1996''.
Reproduction of substantial extracts or use of the full paper
requires the prior permission of both the author
and the Symposium organisers.

Inquiries to Professor
Ian Sloan, ph 61 2 9385 3357.

1/26/1997