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Business Development Team

Dr Hasan Hayat
Technical Business Development Executive

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Having spent more than 12 years in various Electronics Design and Software Development engineering and leadership/management roles both in the UK and abroad, Hasan joined SPECIFIC’s Business Development team as a Technical Business Development Executive in August 2021. 

In his current role, Hasan works closely with UK-based SMEs and large-scale businesses to develop and commercialise their technologies and products with the common themes being Decarbonisation, Energy and Solar Power, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and Electric Vehicles. In addition, he contributes to the development of funding bids for industrial-academic collaborative projects, and leads/manages various collaborative R&D projects in the areas of smart sensors and smart energy monitoring technologies.

Work Experience:

  • Technical Business Development Executive, SPECIFIC (2021 – Present)
  • Technology Transfer Fellow (Electronics Eng), SPECIFIC, (2018 –2021)
  • Postdoctoral and PhD Research Engineer (Nanoelectronics Eng), NEST, Exeter, UK (2013 –2017)
  • R&D Engineer (Electronics and Software Eng), J&S Ltd, Barnstaple, UK (2011 –2012)
  • Graduate R&D Engineer (Electronics and Software Eng), AND-OR Logic & Integrated Defence Systems, Pakistan (2007 –2009)
IPC Certified Interconnect Designer (CID) – Electronics/PCB Design | PhD – Nanoelectronics Engineering, University of Exeter (2013 – 2016) | MSc – Electronic Systems Engineering and Management, University of Exeter (2009 – 2010) | BSc – Comms and Electronics Engineering, NU-FAST, Pakistan (2004 – 2008)