Thomas Lomar Gray

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Thomas Lomar Gray (4 February 1850 – 19 December 1908) was a Scottish engineer noted for his pioneering work in seismology.wikipedia
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John Milne

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At the recommendation of John Milne, he was hired by the government of Japan as a foreign advisor and arrived in Tokyo in 1879 to assume to post of Professor of Telegraph Engineering in the Physical Laboratories at the Tokyo Imperial University.
In 1880, Sir James Alfred Ewing, Thomas Gray and John Milne, all British scientists working in Japan, began to study earthquakes following a very large tremor which struck the Yokohama area that year.

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Born in Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland, Gray graduated in 1878 from the University of Glasgow with a B.Sc.

Alfred Ewing

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Later, while working at the Imperial College of Engineering in Tokyo, he helped John Milne and James Alfred Ewing develop the first modern seismometers from 1880 to 1895.
His investigations into earthquakes led him to help T. Lomar Gray and John Milne of the Imperial College of Engineering to develop the first modern seismograph, from 1880–1895.

Seismometer

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Later, while working at the Imperial College of Engineering in Tokyo, he helped John Milne and James Alfred Ewing develop the first modern seismometers from 1880 to 1895.
After 1880, most seismometers were descended from those developed by the team of John Milne, James Alfred Ewing and Thomas Gray, who worked as foreign-government advisors in Japan from 1880 to 1895.

Seismological Society of Japan

Gray joined Milne and Ewing in founding the Seismological Society of Japan (SSJ) in 1880.
John Milne joined James Alfred Ewing, Thomas Lomar Gray and Thomas Corwin Mendenhall in founding the Seismological Society in 1880.

Seismology

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Thomas Lomar Gray (4 February 1850 – 19 December 1908) was a Scottish engineer noted for his pioneering work in seismology.

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Born in Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland, Gray graduated in 1878 from the University of Glasgow with a B.Sc.

Scotland

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Born in Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland, Gray graduated in 1878 from the University of Glasgow with a B.Sc.

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Born in Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland, Gray graduated in 1878 from the University of Glasgow with a B.Sc.

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At the recommendation of John Milne, he was hired by the government of Japan as a foreign advisor and arrived in Tokyo in 1879 to assume to post of Professor of Telegraph Engineering in the Physical Laboratories at the Tokyo Imperial University.

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At the recommendation of John Milne, he was hired by the government of Japan as a foreign advisor and arrived in Tokyo in 1879 to assume to post of Professor of Telegraph Engineering in the Physical Laboratories at the Tokyo Imperial University.

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At the recommendation of John Milne, he was hired by the government of Japan as a foreign advisor and arrived in Tokyo in 1879 to assume to post of Professor of Telegraph Engineering in the Physical Laboratories at the Tokyo Imperial University.

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At the recommendation of John Milne, he was hired by the government of Japan as a foreign advisor and arrived in Tokyo in 1879 to assume to post of Professor of Telegraph Engineering in the Physical Laboratories at the Tokyo Imperial University.

University of Tokyo

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At the recommendation of John Milne, he was hired by the government of Japan as a foreign advisor and arrived in Tokyo in 1879 to assume to post of Professor of Telegraph Engineering in the Physical Laboratories at the Tokyo Imperial University.

Imperial College of Engineering

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Later, while working at the Imperial College of Engineering in Tokyo, he helped John Milne and James Alfred Ewing develop the first modern seismometers from 1880 to 1895.

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

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Gray served as Private Assistant to Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Professor of Natural Philosophy in Glasgow University from 1884 to 1887.

Royal Society of Edinburgh

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. Thomson also proposed Gray as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)

Thomas Corwin Mendenhall

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Among Gray's colleagues in Japan was Thomas C. Mendenhall.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

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Inn 1888, Mendenhall encouraged him to join the faculty of Rose Polytechnic Institute of Technology, now Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana in the United States.

Terre Haute, Indiana

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Inn 1888, Mendenhall encouraged him to join the faculty of Rose Polytechnic Institute of Technology, now Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana in the United States.

United States

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Inn 1888, Mendenhall encouraged him to join the faculty of Rose Polytechnic Institute of Technology, now Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana in the United States.

Cargill Gilston Knott

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With Japanese colleagues, Milne, Ewing and another Briton, Thomas Lomar Gray, devised the prototype instruments which evolved into the modern seismograph.