Florin Udrea

Solid-State Power and High-Voltage Devices


University of Cambridge
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Cambridge CB3 0FA
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Florin Udrea is a professor in semiconductor engineering and head of the High Voltage Microelectronics and Sensors Laboratory at University of Cambridge. He received his BSc from University of Bucharest, Romania in 1991, an MSc in smart sensors from the University of Warwick, UK, in 1992 and the PhD degree in power devices from the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, in 1995. Since October 1998, Prof. Florin Udrea has been an academic with the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK. Between August 1998 and  July 2003 he was an advanced EPSRC Research Fellow and  prior to this, a College Fellow in Girton College, University of Cambridge. He is currently leading a research group in power semiconductor devices and solid-state sensors that has won an international reputation during the last 20 years. Prof. Udrea has published over 350 papers in journals and international conferences. He holds 70 patents with 20 more patent applications in power semiconductor devices and sensors.

Prof. Florin Udrea co-founded three companies, Cambridge Semiconductor (Camsemi) in power ICs, Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCS) in the field of smart sensors and Cambridge Microelectronics in Power Devices. Prof. Florin Udrea is a board director in Cambridge Enterprise.

For his ‚Äėoutstanding personal contribution to British Engineering‚Äô he has been awarded the Silver Medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering.