IQE Appoints Director For Compound Semiconductor Centre
Wyn Meredith to join joint venture between IQE and Cardiff University
IQE plc, a supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services, has appointed Wyn Meredith as director of the Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC), the new joint venture between IQE Cardiff University to be formally launched later this month.
IQE has 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).
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