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MPhys, PhD, CPhys
 
Kaashif graduated with a first class Masters degree in Physics with Astrophysics at the University of Leicester in 2007.  His final year project consisted of determining properties of elliptical galaxies from ground based observations as well researching the performance of grazing incidence X-ray telescopes.
 
Kaashif was funded to complete a part time PhD at Loughborough University through his work at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE).  His PhD consisted of developing high current electromagnetic flyer plate technologies including high current pulse shaping and the development of a novel current distribution sensor. 
 
During his work and PhD Kaashif has written numerous conference papers and also presented work at a number of international conferences in Hawaii, Russia, San Francisco and Germany amongst others.  During this time Kaashif has won a number of international awards including the “2014 High Voltage Association Student Excellence Award” at the International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference in San Diego and the “2012 Young Researcher Award” at the 2012 Euro-Asia Pulsed power conference in Germany.  Kaashif also published a journal article in Review of Scientific Instruments.
 
Kaashif joined Potter Clarkson in February 2019 and works in the Physics, Electronics and Computing team.

As a very hands-on person, Kaashif is interested in DIY and regularly spends time renovating properties with his father.  He also enjoys playing badminton.  Recently Kaashif has taken up the hobby of car detailing and paint correction.