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2001 Fellows and Associates of Imperial College


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31 October 2001

The following have been elected to the Fellowship of Imperial College, London. They will be formally admitted to the Fellowship by the Chairman of the Court and Council, Lord Vincent of Coleshill, at the Commemoration Day Ceremony on Wednesday 31 October 2001 in the Royal Albert Hall.

Fellows of Imperial College are recognised by the Council as 'persons of distinction and persons who have rendered significant services to the College or to the community.' They are permitted to use the letters FIC after their name.

* Mr Wilfred Corrigan, BSc, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LSI Logic since 1981. Studied chemical engineering at Imperial College (1960). Director of LucasArts Entertainment Company and the Silicon Power Corporation. Received the US Semiconductor Industry Association's highest honour, the Robert N. Noyce Award in 1998.

* Professor Peter Lachmann, FRCP, FRCPath, FRS, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Emeritus Professor and Fellow of Christ's College, University of Cambridge. Former Professor of Immunology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (merged with Imperial College in 1997) 1971-1975.

* Professor John Prescott, PhD, FIBiol, FRAgS former Principal of Wye College 1988-2000 (merged with Imperial College in 2000). Former Director of Research for Grassland and Animal Production, Agricultural and Food Research Council, 1986-1988, and Professor of Animal Production, University of Edinburgh, 1978-1984.

In addition, the following have been elected as Associates of Imperial College:

* Professor David Goodgame, MA, DPhil, DSc, FRSC, Professor of Chemistry, Imperial College, 1995-2000.

* Dr Margaret Goodgame, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, Imperial College, 1986-1998.

Associateships of Imperial College are awarded to long-standing members of staff who have 'rendered exceptional service to the College'.

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Notes to editors:

1. Full biographical details of this year's Fellows and Associates:

Mr Wilfred Corrigan, BSc, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, LSI Logic, since 1981. Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation, 1968-1981; President and Chairman, 1977-1981; President, 1974-1977. BSc Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, 1960. Director and Past Chairman, Semiconductor Industry Association. Director, Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group. Director, Silicon Power Corporation. Director, LucasArts Entertainment Company. US Semiconductor Industry, Robert N. Noyce Award, 1998.

Professor Peter Lachmann, FRCP, FRCPath, FRS, PMedSci, Emeritus Professor; Fellow of Christs College, University of Cambridge; Head, Microbial Immunology Group, Centre for Veterinary Science; since 1997; Sheila Joan Smith Professor of Immunology, 1977-1999. Professor of Immunology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, 1971-1975. Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Muscular Dystrophy Group, 1987-1990. President, Royal College of Pathologists, 1990-1993. Member, UNESCO International Bioethics Committee, 1993-1998. Vice Chairman, Arthritis Research Campaign, since 2000. European Complement Network, Gold Medal, 1997.

Professor John Prescott, PhD, FIBiol, FRAgS, FRSA, Principal, Wye College, 1988-2000. Director of Research for Grassland and Animal Production, Agricultural and Food Research Council, 1986-1988. Director, Grassland (later Animal and Grassland) Research Institute, 1984-1988. Professor of Animal Production, University of Edinburgh, and Head of the Animal Division of the Edinburgh School of Agricull of Agriculture, 1978-1984. President, British Society of Animal Production, 1988. Chair, Conference of Agricultural Professors, 1989.

Professor David Goodgame, MA, DPhil, DSc, FRSC, Professor of Chemistry, Imperial College, 1995 - 2000; Acting Head of the Inorganic Section, Department of Chemistry, 1990 - 1992; Reader in Inorganic Chemistry, 1973 - 1995; Senior Lecturer, 1971 - 1973; Lecturer 1961 - 1971. Departmental Senior Tutor, 1984 - 1988; College Tutor, 1988 - 1992; Departmental Postgraduate Tutor, 1994 - 2000.

Dr Margaret Goodgame, MA, DPhil, DSc, FRSC, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, Imperial College, 1986 - 1998; Lecturer, 1962 - 1986. College Tutor, 1993 - 1998.

2. A full list of living Fellows of Imperial College can be found on the web at: www.ic.ac.uk/default.asp?P=602

3. Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine is the largest applied science, technology and medicine university institution in the UK. It is consistently rated in the top three UK university institutions for research quality, with one of the largest annual turnovers (UKP339 million in 1999-2000) and research incomes (UKP176 million in 1999-2000). Web site: www.ic.ac.uk

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