National Physical Laboratory

John Womersley

Womersley collaborated on the Manchester differential analyser in his early career before moving on to the Ministry of Supply in 1942. He was then appointed as the first Superintendent of the Mathematics Division at NPL, in 1945, in charge of hiring the team that first began work on the ACE. After establishing the Division he moved on in 1950, working on the HEC computer, a project on arterial blood flow and for the US Air Force.


Last Updated: 8 Feb 2012
Created: 7 Feb 2012


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