William John Green (c.1882-1974)

Lecture and Laboratory Assistant, 1900-1950

Biography

Ri positions

  • Lecture and Laboratory Assistant, 1900-1950

William John Green studied at the Regent Street Polytechnic (now the University of Westminster) and was employed there for a few months before his appointment to the Royal Institution. While working at the Ri he studied chemistry, physics and mathematics at the Northern Polytechnic (now London Metropolitan University) for an external degree of the University of London. He worked mainly in the Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory until 1925 when he became Lecture Assistant and advised on the reconstruction of the lecture theatre.