Mahvish graduated from the National Institute of Technology, India with a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering in 2006, with Distinction. She joined Satyam Computers ltd, India as a software Engineer, where she worked for more than 3 years. While working with Satyam computers she continued her higher education towards an M.S in Software Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India. She completed her 2 years M.S course in 2009, with a CGPA of 10/10. She taught at an Engineering College in India for a brief period of time before moving to the UK in 2010 where she continued her studies towards a PhD in automotive radar. She completed her PhD from the University of Birmingham where she was later appointed as a Lecturer in 2016.