Hi-Tec Honorary Degrees

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11 July 2007

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Amongst 12 Honorary Degrees to be awarded in the next week there are two representatives from high technology industries. Professor David Milne and Mr Pasquale Pistorio will both be receiving honorary Doctorates of Engineering. 

In the ceremony on Friday 13 July, Professor David Milne, OBE will be awarded a Doctorate of Engineering. Professor Milne is the chief executive and founder of
Wolfson Electronics, he is also a Bristol graduate.

Then on Monday 16 July, Mr Pasquale Pistorio, former president and chief executive officer of ST Microelectronics, will also be awarded a Doctorate of Engineering. Mr Pistorio is being recognized for developing the conditions in Bristol to attract the largest cluster of chip designers in Europe. See
electronics weekly
for more information on the impact that ST Microelectronics has had on the Bristol region.

The full list of Honorary Graduands can be found here.