Reporter 462, 26 February 2001


In the House

Postgraduate Mohammed Haji, from the School of Computingís distributed multimedia systems has won a prestigious Snowdon Award, which helps physically disabled students with the additional costs of higher education. Mohammed, who is visually impaired, will receive the award from Lord Snowdon at a ceremony in the House of Commons in April.

He is following the footsteps of postgraduate Tony Champion, recently chosen to present a poster at the Special Presentations by Britainís younger engineers at the House of Commons.

Tony, now 60, started his career as a qualified process engraver in 1956 and obtained a BSc in Communications Engineering in 1988. He is currently studying part-time for a PhD in micromachining for Very High Frequency Electronic Circuits.

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