Md Mash-Hud Iqbal

Year group: 2005

Degree: MPhil and PhD, Engineering

College: Downing

Home country: Bangladesh

Current position: Trainee Patent Attorney, Marks & Clerk LLP, Oxford

Md Mash-Hud Iqbal studied in Cambridge between 2005 and 2009, gaining first an MPhil and then a PhD from the Department of Engineering under the supervision of Professor Florin Udrea.

His research encompassed modelling novel power devices and nanoscale transistors. He is the author of several research papers published in scientific journals and has presented his research at international conferences.

At Downing College he served as an MCR committee member, and in his Department he was a Faculty Board Student Representative, as well as belonging to the Cambridge University Bangladesh Society.

After graduating Mash-Hud joined Marks & Clerk LLP, a leading intellectual property law firm, where he trained and qualified as  a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney.  He specialises in the patenting of inventions related to semiconductor technologies, opto-electronics, mobile telecommunications, medical devices and oil well technology.

Mash-Hud says “I am very grateful to Cambridge Commonwealth Trust for providing a scholarship for my research.  I had a memorable time of my life in Cambridge.”