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Basic InformationHaroon Ahmed
NationalityBritish Pakistani
Date of Birth2nd March 1936
Place of BirthBritish India
Age84 years old.
School/ CollegeSt Patrick’s High School, Karachi, Pakistan
UniversityUniversity of Cambridge King’s College, Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge 
CareerA faculty member of the engineering department,
Cambridge Professor of microelectronics in 2003,
Former Master of Corpus Christi College,
Cambridge Fellow of the Institute of Physics Fellow of Institution of Electrical Engineers. 
Famous forMicroelectronics Technology
ResearchElectrical engineering Microelectronics
AwardsDoctor of Science (ScD) Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng) 

Early Life and Education:

Haroon Ahmed FREng (brought into the world 2 March 1936), is a British Pakistani researcher in practising the fields of microelectronics and electrical designing. He is an Emeritus Professor of Microelectronics at the Cavendish Laboratory, the Physics Department of the University of Cambridge, an Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering [1].


Ahmed taught at St Patrick’s High School, Karachi, trailed by a college degree at Imperial College London. He got his PhD in 1963 and his Doctor of Science degrees in 1996 from the University of Cambridge [1].

Dr Haroon Ahmed & Dr M. Sarwar (1930-2009)
Dr Haroon Ahmed & Dr M. Sarwar (1930-2009)

The career of Haroon Ahmed:

Ahmed designated as an employee of the Engineering Department, Cambridge in 1963 and worked there for a very long time before moving to the Physics Department. Where he elevated to Professor of Microelectronics and was the Head of the Microelectronics Research Center until his retirement in 2003. He is a previous Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and is presently an Honorary Fellow. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, and a Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers [2].

The Research of Haroon Ahmed and Other Works:

Ahmed has distributed countless papers in logical and designing examination diaries on microelectronics. Miniature and nano-fabrication, electron and particle shaft lithography, semiconductor single electron gadgets, and related themes. He set up various significant coordinated efforts in the industry. The University remembering the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory for the Microelectronics Research Center. He is the creator of P.J. Spread bury of Electronics for Engineers (CUP 1973) and An Introduction to Physical Electronics. With A.H.W. Beck (Elsevier, 1968, no longer available). He was chosen as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 1990 [2].

Cambridge University and Designing Organization:

Cambridge Engineering book of Haroon Ahmed
Cambridge Engineering book of Haroon Ahmed

He has filled in as a Syndic of Cambridge University Press, as Non-Executive Director of the Addenbrooke’s Hospital NHS Trust. As President of the Philosophical Society, as an individual from the MacRobert Committee which grants a prize every year to the most imaginative designing organization in the UK and is at present an individual from the Development Board of Imperial College. Haroon Ahmed has likewise functioned as an advisor to a few significant hardware modern organizations. He was chosen as a Fellow of Corpus Christi College in 1967, became Warden of Leckhampton House (the College’s Graduate Campus) in 1993 and Master in 2000, succeeding Professor Sir Tony Wrigley and surrendered in 2006 to instruct the Government concerning Pakistan on Higher Education matters [2].

College Master and the 650th Commemoration:

He was the College’s 48th Master since its establishment in 1352. In his time as Master, the College praised its 650th commemoration, the Taylor Library venture was actualizing, the Conservation Center for original copies was the manufacture and the task on the computerized imaging of the College’s Parker assortment was beginning [2].

Cambridge Engineering book of Haroon Ahmed
Cambridge Engineering book of Haroon Ahmed
Interview of Haroon Ahmed


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