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Professor Alex Yakovlev recognised with IEEE Fellowship

Congratulations to Prof. Alex Yakovlev for being newly elevated to Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting Institute membership.

Prof. Yakovlev (pictured) said: "For me the elevation to Fellow means being able to make a greater impact on the lives of young engineering-minded people to help them realise their creativity. This is particularly important for the UK Society, especially in the North East, where talented kids can have excellent role models such as Arthur and Oliver Heaviside."

Alex Yakovlev is Professor of Computing Systems Design and Head of the Microelectronics Research Group at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Newcastle University. He has been carrying out research into asynchronous circuits and systems and low power microelectronics for more than 30 years and is a frequent collaborator with Computing Science.

Find out how Prof. Yakovlev's work is helping to solve problems faced by industry and commerce. Watch the video: Powering Industry with Causality Modelling, which features research by Prof. Yakovlev (pictured) and Prof. Maciej Koutny from Computing Science. 

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published on: 15 December 2016