Official Opening of North Campus
North Campus, a UK leading centre for multidisciplinary research and high-technology businesses, has been created with an investment of over £30M.
On Tuesday 19th June 2007 Dr Andrew Nelson opened the site.
Drew Nelson, an alumnus of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, is founder and CEO of IQE plc, the leading global supplier of customised semiconductor wafers.
Professor Sir Harold Kroto was also guest of honour at the Annual Research Symposium. Harry Kroto, an alumnus of the Department of Chemistry, is Nobel Prize winner for his co-discovery of the Fullerenes.
On this special day musical celebration was provided by Dr Godson Ogwudire, alumnus of the Medical School and leader of the UK Mama steel band.