Peter Humby

Technical assistant

Trainee patent attorney

MPhys, PhD

Peter works in Mathys & Squire’s IT & engineering team as a technical assistant.

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Peter works in the IT & engineering team at Mathys & Squire as a technical assistant and has recently been assisting in patent prosecution for a multinational telecommunications company.  Peter also has experience in the fields of electronics, USB graphics, VR, monitors, docking stations and video adapters.

Peter obtained his MPhys degree from the University of Surrey, graduating with first class honours. This included a year working as a Visiting Research Assistant at Yale University, investigating the atomic nucleus 76Ge using a technique known as nuclear resonance fluorescence.

Peter’s research as a collaborative PhD student based at the University of Richmond in the USA was focused on the study of the samarium nuclei, during which Peter gained practical experience with electronics and semiconductor detectors.  Peter has also published two first-author publications in a leading journal of nuclear physics.