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Shahina Abdulla

Shahina Abdulla

Trainee patent attorney
I am specialised in Nanotechnology, Sensors, Integrated Optics, Fibre Optics, Micro Mechanics, Micro Electronics, MEMS, Lithography and Micro-Nano fabrication methods.


  • Electrical Engineering
  • Optics
  • Telecommunications

Before joining NLO, I spent five years working for TNO (the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research), where I was involved in several multidisciplinary industrial projects for various markets such as Space, Defence, Semicon, Oil and Gas and Biomedical instrumentation.


  • MSc in Physics, Calicut University, India (2004)
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Twente, the Netherlands (2011)
  • Postdoctoral position at MNF, University of Twente, leading the development and fabrication of nanostructured arrays in the sub-50 nm range


I'm the co-author of more than 30 scientific publications in various well reputed journals and conference proceedings.