Event - Emeritus Professor Harry Messel Memorial

24 July 2015

Professor Harry Messel with his 'Blue Book'
Professor Harry Messel with his 'Blue Book'

Professor Harry Messel AC CBE was a major force in science research, communication and education, and Head of the School of Physics at the University of Sydney for 35 years. He passed away on 8 July 2015 at the age of 93.

In recognition of Professor Messel's significant contributions to physics, teaching and the pursuit of excellence, the University of Sydney invites you to join us for this special memorial tribute.

Dame Marie Bashir AD, CVO will deliver one of the commemorative addresses.

We also invite you share your own memories of Professor Messel at an afternoon tea following the tribute.

Event details


Friday 18 September

2.00pm - 4.00pm


Great Hall

Camperdown Campus

The University of Sydney


Free. Registration essential. Register here


Dr Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, the University of Sydney

Mr Albert Wong, President, Physics Foundation

Emeritus Professor Richard Collins, former Head, School of Physics

Her Excellency Dame Marie Bashir, former Chancellor and Governor of NSW

Professor John Mattick, Head of the Garvan Institute and International Science School alumnus

Contact: Ms Moranne Baillie

Phone: +61 2 9351 3135

Email: 08160850283926643a35510122065d76141a2c5c241d7b5d08164b2202