Top electrical engineer.A LIVERPOOL university graduate has been named amongst the top 10 electrical engineers in the country.
Sir Robin Saxby, founder of microchip manufacturer Arm Holdings, was listed alongside the chairman of Motorola and the vice chancellor vice chancellor
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The entrepreneur, who graduated from Liverpool University in the late 1960s, was awarded a knighthood knighthood: see chivalry; courtly love; knight. earlier this year for his services to the information technology industry.
Sir Robin set up Oxfordbased Arm holdings after leaving university to license chip technology to manufacturers making components for television set-top boxes and mobile phones.
Sir Robin, who is also a non-executive director of telecoms company Glotel, donated pounds 1.5m to the university in 2000 for the construction of a new multimedia laboratory.
Also highlighted where Sir David Brown, chairman of mobile phone company Motorola and Professor Sir Alec Broors, president of the Royal Academy of Engineering The Royal Academy of Engineering is a British learned society concerned with engineering. History
Founded in 1976, the Academy was initially known as the Fellowship of Engineering. and vice chancellor of Cambridge University.
The list was compiled by the Independent on Sunday and the Institution of Electrical Engineers.
ACCOLADE: Sir Robin Saxby