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Professor Yip officially joins Salford

Jan 09, 2012

Professor Jim Yip joins the University today (9 January) and will be taking up his role as Dean of the College of Science & Technology and Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) for Research and Innovation from Wednesday, 1 February.

We announced in December that Professor Yip would be joining us from Huddersfield University where he was Dean of the School of Computing and Engineering, and of Enterprise. Previous to this he was Dean of the School of Computing at the University of Teeside.
 
During Professor Yip’s orientation Vice-Chancellor, Professor Martin Hall, will remain Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) for Research and Innovation and Professor Kagioglou will remain as Acting Dean of the College of Science & Technology until the end of January.
 
Professor Yip will be involved in key decisions affecting future activity in each area to ensure a smooth transitional period before taking up his full portfolio from 1 February, 2012.