31 Jan '13, 4pm

Technology professors, by appointment

As part of diamond jubilee celebrations, the Queen has created 12 regius professorships. Of these, the University of Southampton gets a regius professor of computer science, the University of Surrey gets a regius chair of electronic engineering, and Imperial College London gets one for engineering. "The award is a reflection of the exceptionally high quality of teaching and research at an institution," said the Government's Cabinet Office. "Prior to the diamond jubilee year, they were limited to a handful of the ancient universities of the UK and Ireland - Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Trinity College, Dublin. The creation of regius professorships falls under the Royal Prerogative, and each appointment is approved by the monarch on ministerial advice. Before 2009, the most recent Regius Professorship was created by Queen Victoria." The oth...

Full article: http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/31/01/2013/5547...

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Raytheon opens SiC fab in Glenrothes

Raytheon opens SiC fab in Glenrothes

electronicsweekly.com 31 Jan '13, 2pm

Following six years of R&D, Raytheon has opened a silicon carbide fab in Glenrothes Scotland which will offer foundry serv...