Nico joined Kilburn & Strode in October 2015 and is a European Patent Attorney in the Tech group. He has a varied technical background with experience in electrochemistry (including fuel cells, batteries and supercapacitors), nanomaterials and lubrication, and has authored several research articles. Nico graduated with a first class Masters degree in Chemistry from Imperial College London in 2009 where he also completed his PhD studies on new display technologies.
Following his PhD, he spent two and half years as a Research Associate at the University of Oxford, studying the electrochemical and frictional characteristics of graphene. Recent work has related to computational and AI methods for chemical simulations.
Prior to starting at Kilburn & Strode, he spent six months within a university technology transfer office and venture capital fund, assisting with due diligence exercises and intellectual property. He also speaks Finnish and Portuguese.