Retirement of Dr Peter Shepherd and Dr Martin Balchin

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Author: Ann Linfield -


The Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering is marking the retirement of two long-standing members of staff at the end of the month.

Dr Peter Shepherd, Senior Lecturer and former Director of Studies in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, is retiring at the end of September after over 31 years at the University. Senior Lecturer, Dr Martin Balchin, is also leaving us after 40 years.

To say a fond farewell and thank you, the Department is hosting a leaving do on Thursday 28 September from 3.30pm in 4ES.  Any colleagues who have worked with Peter or Martin over the years are warmly invited to attend.

There is also a card and collection for both in 2 East 2.10.

We would like thank Peter and Martin for the huge contribution they have made to the Department and University over the years and wish them both a very happy retirement.

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