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Robert’s qualifications

1991 ~ 1996

University of Surrey

Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH, UK

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Centre for Satellite Engineering Research, in collaboration with BT and KDDI. Awarded for my thesis:

"Satellite Access in 3G Networks"

based on some of the most future-thinking work of my full-time job for BT.

1986 ~ 1990

The University of Leeds

Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, sponsored by Rolls-Royce Goodrich Aero Engine Controls. MEng is a four year extension of the three year BEng degree, the extra content being predominantly group project work designed to foster management, communications and marketing skills. MEng degrees are not classified at Leeds University since the MEng pass mark is equivalent to a BEng first class honours degree.

1978 ~ 1985

King Edward VI Five Ways Grammar School

Scotland Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham B32 4BT, UK

GCE A-levels (1985)
Physics (A); Mathematics (B); Chemistry (D); General Studies (A).
School Prefect and Chief Computer Programmer.
GCE O-levels (1983)
Mathematics (A); Physics (A); Chemistry (A); Biology (A); Geography (A); Woodwork (A); English (C); French (C).
Published a BBC Computer program to teach students chemical formulas and element & radical valencies.



© 1996 Dr Robert J Finean

D SIGN v. create something beautiful

ENGINEERING v. create something innovative