Reporter 397, 17 February 1997


Dream team

Leading American universities have been beaten to a prestigious £3m US government contract by a consortium including members of Leeds' Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Professor Chris Snowden was invited to join a group of leading American engineers. The resulting consortium was dubbed the "Dream Team" by the US government, whose project assessor said Leeds had a pivotal role to play with its special expertise in modelling and CAD in quasi-optical technology. Leeds' share of the funding will total over $300,000, with the possibility of additional finance. more

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