John Johnston

Trainee Patent Attorney

John graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2013 with a First Class MEng (Hons) degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He joined HGF in May 2016 as Trainee Patent Attorney in the Engineering Group. 

John’s studies have provided him with a strong understanding of aerospace, mechanical, material and structural engineering through a varied range of projects and courses.

During his final year he spent time at Rolls-Royce, Derby within the 3D Geometry, Meshing and Optimisation Team where he developed a CFD centred algorithm for the aerodynamic optimisation of HP compressor blades.

After graduating, John spent two years working in the oil and gas industry. One of those was in the area of structural dynamics and the other in drilling operations. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas from the University of Aberdeen.