Dr Mike Bown 1928-2021
Friday, August 13, 2021

The College was saddened to learn of the death of alumnus and Fellow Dr Mike Bown (1946), who passed away on 29th July 2021 at the age of 93.

 

Mike studied Physics at Clare, matriculating in 1946, and completed his PhD in 1954. He became a Fellow in Mineralogy and Petrology in 1961.

 

A full obituary of Dr Bown will be published in the 2020-21 edition of Clare Review.

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