Martin Lukwasa MEng, PGCert
Trainee Patent Attorney
Martin is a Trainee Patent Attorney in our Electronics, Computing & Physics group.
Martin graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a MEng in Electronics and Computer Engineering, and also has a PGCert in Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Southampton. His dissertation focused on the detection of hydrocarbons in sea water based on time domain reflectometry whilst his final year project involved designing the electrical distribution system of an offshore windfarm based in the North Sea.
During his studies, he gained experience in both the oil & gas and telecommunication industries. In telecoms, he worked with engineers at I.S.Ps to provide extended internet service coverage whilst in oil & gas, he worked with engineers at ConocoPhillips to investigate offshore electrical faults.
Before joining the profession, Martin spent 5 years in the automotive industry working for Jaguar Land Rover where he was responsible for the development and manufacture of various exterior body systems like bumpers and grilles and later the delivery of various SW features for the infotainment system.
On a personal note...
Martin has a passion for auto sport and rides motorcycles taking part in off-road trials and track days. True to his engineering roots, he is currently rebuilding an engine for a 1999 motorcycle and has also undertaken building a kit car. When not in his garage, he enjoys gardening, snowboarding, cooking various cuisines and learning how to play the piano.