Walter B. Baker

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  • Bachelor of Science - University of Manitoba
  • Master of Science - University of Manitoba

Dates Employed: 1955 - 1970

Faculty: Science

Department: Physics

Position(s) held: 

  • Professor of Physics
  • Member of the Board of Governors
  • Chairman of the Senate Curriculum Committee
  • Chairman of the Senate Creative Arts Committee
  • Chairman of the Senate Visiting Lecturers Committee


  • Arranged the Bryan Priestman lecture series for several years in the late 1960s.
  • One of the first elected faculty members when the UNB Senate was formed in 1968.


  • Baker was President of the Fredericton Branch of the Humanities Association.
  • 1962-63 visiting research professor at the Atomic Energy Establishment at Culham in the U.K.
  • Senior scientist and consultant with the plasma physics group at RCA Victor in Montreal.  Worked on early detection of ICBMs.


  • UA Case 77

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