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Innovation Network
20 years of Innovation in Industry
Semiconductors: the unsung heroes of the modern world
Wednesday 16 March 2016
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Speakers:
L to R:
Professor Karen Holford, Cardiff University (Chair)
Dr Drew Nelson, IQE
Professor Diana Huffaker, Cardiff University
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Innovation Network. One of our first events featured a case study from Epitaxial Products (now IQE).  20 years later, with the company at the forefront of the compound semiconductor industry, we were delighted that Dr Drew Nelson, Chief Executive Officer and President of IQE, could join us to talk at our Anniversary event, joined by Professor Diana Huffaker, US Compound Semiconductor expert and newly appointed Director of the Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) at Cardiff University.

Dr Drew Nelson explored how compound semiconductor technologies have grown over the last 20 years and the impact this has had on IQE. He also provided an introduction into the company's award winning innovative partnership with Cardiff University, which has been established with the aim to develop the World's first Compound Semiconductor Cluster.  

Professor Diana Huffaker provided an overview of how ICS will respond to the compound semiconductor market and strengthen Cardiff's position as a global centre for compound semiconductor research.

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Total number of people registered:  66
Total number of people attending:   50 (76% of those registered)

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Presentation - Dr Drew Nelson, IQE
Presentation - Professor Diana Huffaker, Cardiff University

Please note that these are audio versions of the presentations only (without accompanying slides)

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Further Information

IQE
Institute for Compound Semiconductors
Cupcakes
CS event networking
CS event cake
CS Networking

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