Professor Bruce Liley was the husband of Margaret Liley, and he was also the father of David Liley and Angus Liley. Professor Liley was a researcher and physicist who founded the University of Waikato's physics department in 1969. He was particularly involved in experimental fusion research with an interest in plasma physics and the advocation for Nuclear Power Generation. Thus, his collection contains 29 boxes of research papers and materials from the Royal Commission regarding nuclear energy. His collection was presented to the University of Waikato Library by his wife Margaret Liley.
First NameBruceMiddle NameSweenLast NameLileyDate of Birth7th September 1928Date of Death19th May 2001