!!!John Mason
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John Mason passed away January 6, 2015.
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__Positions Held__
*1994 - 1996 Chancellor of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) 
*1965 - 1983 Director-General of the Met Office
*1948 - 1965 Imperial College
*1961 Professor of cloud physics
*1948 Lecturer in meteorology
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
*1965 Chree Medal by the Institute of Physics
*1965 Fellow of the Royal Society
*1965 - 1983 Director of the UK Meteorological Office
*1968 - 1970 President of the Royal Meteorological Society, Honorary member
*1972 Rumford Medal from the Royal Society
*1973 Companion of the Order of the Bath
*1974 MacMillan Memorial Lecture to the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland, with the subject 'Recent Developments in Weather Forecasting'
*1974 Fellow at Imperial College
*1976 - 1986 Treasurer for the Royal Society
*1976 - 1978 President of the Institute of Physics
*1979 Knighted for his services to meteorology
*1990 Royal Society's 1990 Rutherford Memorial Lecture
*1991 Royal Medal of the Royal Society
*Until 1996 Chancellor of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
*1998 Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Reading
*2004 Mason Centre for Environmental Flows at the University of Manchester opened
*2006 Endowment from Mason enabled the Royal Meteorological Society to establish the Mason Gold Medal
*Chairman of the British Physics Olympiad Committee
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