Dr Alex White
Trainee Patent Attorney
Alex White graduated with first class honours in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, where he was awarded the Institution of Mechanical Engineers prize for gaining the highest mark on the degree programme.
Alex then stayed in Sheffield to study for a PhD investigating the effects of mechanical forces on human cells. This interdisciplinary project involved developing experimental and computational techniques for studying the response of cultured cells to well defined mechanical stimuli.
Alex joined HGF as a trainee patent attorney in April 2013.