Who’s taking part: November 2018

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! returns this November for two weeks from the 5th to the 16th. Engineers and school students across the country will be taking part in two different zones: Space and Millisecond – a general engineering zone.

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Let’s meet the engineers and schools taking part…

Space Zone

The Space Zone is supported by the UK Space Agency.

The Engineers

Samuel Bancroft | Earth-i

I program computers to help me discover interesting things in images taken by satellites.

Robson Witts | Oxford Space Systems

Design and manufacture of deployable satellite structures.

Reshma Vora | NAVBLUE An Airbus Company

I support customers who require the use of satellites in aircraft navigation

Raam Shanker | Equitus Engineering Limited

I help make things that sit in rockets and go up into space!

K-Jo O’Flynn | Oxford Space Systems

I am doing an amazing apprenticeship in aerospace engineering and manufacturing structures that meet the challenges of the new space age.

Alison Dufresne | Deep Space Industries

I design and built engines for satellites and spacecraft which are going into deep space to hunt for asteroids and more!

The Schools

  • The University Of Birmingham School, Birmingham
  • The Deanery Church Of England High School And Sixth Form College, Lancashire
  • The Cornelius Vermuyden School, Essex
  • St Mary’s Christian Brothers’ Grammar School, Antrim
  • St Benedict’s Catholic College, Essex
  • South Wilts Grammar School For Girls, Wiltshire
  • Reepham High School And College, Norfolk
  • Pitteuchar East Primary School, Fife
  • Merton Park Primary School, London
  • Llanyrafon Primary School, Torfaen
  • King Edward’s School Witley, Surrey
  • Dean Trust Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • Carluke High School, South Lanarkshire
  • Bethany Church Of England Junior School, Dorset

Millisecond Zone

The Millisecond Zone is a general engineering zone supported by Wellcome

The Engineers

Sophie Rimmer | University of Birmingham

Doing lab experiments to find ways to crush rocks in machines that use less energy

Pauline Issard | Trackener

I build new inventions to make horses happier!

Michelle Hands | NJ construction Engineering

I am a construction site engineer and I show and advise other workers where and how to build structures on a building site

Henry Watts | ATLAS Elektronik UK

I work in submarine communications, that’s basically sending secret tweets using a sonar but the messages are usually more about launching torpedoes than the latest antics of the rich & famous.

Fidel Olaye | Mott MacDonald

I use my specialist knowledge to help other businesses find and try out different future technologies on roads.

Chris Neale | DXC Technology

I write code in the cloud so that when you shop online you don’t see the “Awww SNAP!” message in your browser!

The Schools

  • Trinity Cofe High School, Manchester
  • The University Of Birmingham School, Birmingham
  • The Heathland School, Hounslow
  • The Derby High School, Lancashire
  • The Cornelius Vermuyden School, Essex
  • Sutton High School, Surrey
  • Ormiston Park Academy, Essex
  • Mackie Academy, Aberdeenshire
  • John Spence Community High School, Tyne and Wear
  • Bury Grammar School Girls, Lancashire
  • Ashlawn School, Warwickshire
  • Ardrossan Academy, North Ayrshire
Posted on October 24, 2018 by Moderator - Josh in News. Comments Off on Who’s taking part: November 2018