Profesor Florin Udrea FREng
Professor, University of Cambridge; Chief Technical Officer, Cambridge Microelectronics Ltd and Cambridge CMOS Sensors

Florin Udrea has done pioneering and truly innovative research, which has been translated into direct engineering application in the areas of electronic devices for electrical power/energy control and gas sensing.  The founder of three companies, he has commercialised his research as well as collaborating with leading industrial companies internationally to develop products based on his research. He holds 70 patents and was recognised through the award of the RAEng Silver Medal in 2012. He is also a world-leading academic with more than 350 publications. He has just taken up the position of global editor for power semiconductor devices of the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, the preeminent international journal in electronic devices.