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Director of Compound Semiconductor Centre Appointed

Wyn MeredithIQE plc the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and wafer services to the semiconductor industry, and Headline Partner of the ESTnet Awards 2016, have announced the appointment of Dr. Wyn Meredith as Director of the Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC), the new joint venture between IQE plc and Cardiff University.

IQE have a long standing relationship with Wyn who has been working on its behalf in a variety of roles, most recently developing links to education and funding bodies. In his new role Wyn will be responsible for developing funding opportunities in external programs and will report to the CSC Board of Directors.

Wyn, who holds a PhD in Optoelectronics from Heriot Watt University, joins IQE from his current role as Commercial Director at Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd (CST).

The collaboration between IQE and Cardiff University that led to the formation of the CSC, won the Partnership Award at the Insider Media Business and Education Partnership Awards ceremony held earlier this month. The awards celebrate collaboration between companies, universities and colleges. Further details can be found at: https://www.insidermedia.com/event/business-and-education-partnership-awards.