Research Analyst, Industrial Semiconductors
Noman Akhtar covers the semiconductors and sensors that are deployed in industrial markets, leveraging his deep technical knowledge of electronic components, especially power electronics components, in a broad array of industrial semiconductor applications. The application settings span factory automation, lighting, security, medical, power, and energy.
Noman joined Omdia, formerly IHS Markit, in 2014. He manages the semiconductor and sensor databases, working to ensure the quality of data and timely delivery to clients. Noman is also responsible for synthesizing worldwide economic trends to help generate accurate market forecasts. He holds a Master of Science in power engineering, specializing in power electronics for the smart industry, smart home, and smart grid, from the Technical University of Munich in Germany. Noman also has a Bachelor of Science in electronic engineering from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi, Pakistan.