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Industry Lecture at University

The Sixth Annual Industry Lecture at the University of Leicester was given by Professor John O'Reilly on 29 January.

[Photo: Professor Postlethwaite and Professor O'Reilly at the Sixth Annual Industry Lecture] Professor O'Reilly gave a very entertaining and informative lecture, ICT in the Engineering Continuum, to an audience of 250, consisting of mainly of Department of Engineering undergraduate students, some PGs, MScs and special guests. 

Professor O'Reilly took up the post of Chief Executive of the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council in October 2001. 

His technical interests focus on Information and Communication Technologies with an emphasis on communication networks and applications. He is the author of some 300+ journal and conference papers and author / editor for three books on telecommunications. 

He chairs the UK's Network Interoperability Consultative Committee (NICC) for Oftel and the industry and has served as a specialist advisor to UK Government (DTI and the Foreign Office) and to the European Commission.

A Chartered Engineer, he is a Fellow and former member of the Council of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and a Fellow and Trustee of the IEE. He takes up the position of Deputy President of the IEE from October 2002. 

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