George Carey Foster
|Died||9 February 1919(aged 83)|
|Alma mater||University College, London|
|Institutions||University College, London|
|Doctoral students||Oliver Lodge, William Edward Ayrton Arthur Prince Chattock, John Ambrose Fleming|
George Carey Foster FRS (October 1835 - 9 February 1919) was a chemist and physicist, born at Sabden in Lancashire. He was Professor of Physics at University College London, and served as the first Principal (salaried head of the College) from 1900 to 1904. The Carey Foster bridge is named after him.