Who’s taking part: June 2018

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here is back! Between the 11th and 22nd June, students from 26 schools will be putting their questions to engineers in the Artificial Body and Space Zones.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter, @iaegmooh, and follow the hashtag, #IAEUK.

Let’s meet the engineers and schools taking part…


Artificial Body Zone

The Artificial Body Zone is funded by Wellcome

The Engineers

Sufia Fatima | University of Leeds

I make metal surfaces more slippery by adding a coating that is made of polymers.

Sophie Louth | University of Birmingham

I make new bones by 3D printing in metal.

Ian Richards | University of Liverpool and Stryker Othopaedics

I take cells into the lab and try to grow them into new tissues, like bone or fat, that we hope can one day be used to cure people who have had serious injuries or illnesses

Chung Han Chua | University of Nottingham

I use 3D printing to make robot hands for people.

Cat Macleod | NHS greater Glasgow and Clyde

I work in a hospital coming up with nifty ideas and building new medical devices for improving patient care in the NHS

Boris Mocialov | Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

I am trying to make a dog sit down, only the dog is a robot that looks like a boy of your age.

The Schools

  • Wyvern Academy
  • Fairfield High School
  • The Rochester Grammar School
  • Llanyrafon Primary School
  • The Cornelius Vermuyden School
  • St Mark’s CofE Primary School
  • Green Spring Academy Shoreditch
  • St Winefride’s RC Primary School
  • Aith Junior High School
  • St. Dominic’s Grammar School
  • The Gateway Academy
  • Alec Hunter Academy

Space Zone

The Space Zone is funded by the UK Space Agency

The Engineers

Xu Teo | Earth-i

My job involves me using satellites in space to take pictures of Earth and telling people a lot more about what those pictures may mean.

Leah-Nani Alconcel | Imperial College London

I help to build scientific instruments that go on spacecraft to explore the solar system.

Kathryn Burrows | National Physical Laboratory

Computer modelling of an amazingly precise low gravity clock which will be installed on the International Space Station and will allow time experts to measure the worlds best clocks all over the globe and test Einsteins theory of relativity.

Ian Jones | Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd

I run a company that communicates with space ships and satellites.

Hina Khan | University of Strathclyde Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications

I work to make the information we collect from satellites in space useful for people on Earth and to make our life on Earth better.

Andrew Margetts-Kelly | Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL)

I design rocket engines and electronics for spaceships

The Schools

  • Lark Rise Academy
  • Reepham High School and College
  • Redmoor Academy
  • King James’s School
  • Frederick Bremer School
  • Sawtry Community College Academy
  • Winton Primary School
  • Sutton High School
  • Nottingham Academy
  • Rephad School
  • Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy
  • Barr Beacon School
  • St Laurence School
  • Haileybury Almaty
Posted on June 1, 2018 by modmichaela in News.