David Kinniment

David J Kinniment Emeritus Professor of Electronics

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Newcastle University

Contact via alex.yakovlev@ncl.ac.uk

The University announces with deep regret the death of Emeritus Professor David Kinniment on 13 May 2012.

Professor Kinniment was first appointed to the University in 1979 as Professor of Electronics in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering after starting his academic career at Manchester University in 1964. He served two terms as head of department, from 1982 to 1990 and 1996 to 1998.

Professor Kinniment was appointed as an Emeritus Professor upon his retirement in 1998. He chose to continue his long-standing association with the University, contributing to research long after his retirement.

A funeral service took place on Saturday 19 May 2012 at Noon, St Bartholomew's Church, Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland.

In Memory Of The Professor David John Kinniment Remembrance Fund

To support The Stroke Association in their work of education, research and rehabilitation care, David's family has set up a Remembrance Fund in Professor David John Kinniment name and memory. Link to page address for fund: http://stroke.tributefunds.com/fund/Professor+David+John+Kinniment/

Please feel free to visit Professor David John Kinniment's page to make a much appreciated donation, leave messages or light candles. 100% of the money donated into the Remembrance Fund will go to help the work of The Stroke Association. So, if you think it appropriate, Professor David John Kinniment's family are happy for you to encourage friends and family to donate or undertake further fund raising that will go to this worthy cause in Professor David John Kinniment's memory.

A special thank you in advance

From David Kinniment's family

My current research interests include synchronization, arbitration,  metastability, and asynchronous design. Some early and more recent  publications relating to synchronizers can be found here..

**Out now!**  Synchronization and Arbitration in Digital Systems

Read more and buy online at amazon or  go to Synchronization and Arbitration in Digital Systems * Wiley Interscience for the online version

He Who Hesitates is Lost: Decisions and free will in men and machines
School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Newcastle University, 2011.

The main part of the book had been completed by 2004.

The book is freely available for non-commercial educational use. However David and his family suggest voluntary donations to The Stroke Association. Update: Please now donate to the Remembrance Fund above.

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