Who’s taking part: June 2019

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! returns this June for two weeks from the 10th to the 21st. Engineers and school students across the country will be taking part in two different zones: Health, and Milliampere – a general engineering zone.

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Let’s meet the engineers and schools taking part…


The Health Zone

The Health Zone is a themed zone supported by Wellcome.

The Engineers

Tonia Tzemanaki | Lecturer in Robotics, University of Bristol

Tonia teaches robotics to university students and also designs wearable robotic devices for healthcare.

Sam Gaughan | PhD Student, University of Nottingham

Sam uses computers to learn about and improve enzymes so they can be used to make all sorts of useful chemicals and medicines.

Emily McNee | Engineering Manager for UK & Europe, Xstrahl Ltd

Emily designs and develops skin cancer treatment products.

Ejay Nsugbe | Researcher in Prosthetic Control, University of Bristol

Ejay works on prosthetics for disabled children.

Edgars Kelmers | PhD Student, Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

Edgars is studying so he can invent better implants, for example, in hips and knees, that last longer.

Charnett Chau | Biochemical Engineer, UCL

Charnett is looking at how environmentally-friendly a system is, and how it can be made better, because if something is bad for the environment it is also bad for us health-wise.

The Schools

  • Berkshire College of Agriculture, Maidenhead
  • Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School, Lancaster
  • Allerton High School, Leeds
  • The Rochester Grammar School, Rochester
  • Orchards Academy, Swanley
  • Dinglewell Junior School, Gloucester
  • Darrick Wood School, Orpington
  • King James’s School, Knaresborough
  • Llanyrafon Primary School, Torfaen
  • St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College, London
  • Pitteuchar East Primary School, Fife
  • The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs

The Milliampere Zone

The Milliampere Zone is a general zone supported by the Science & Technology Facilities Council.

The Engineers

Ryan Smith | Engineer, The Science & Technology Facilities Council

Ryan designs and builds cameras that go to space, looking back at Earth or out to the stars.

Nadine Priestman | Technical Administrator, Rolls-Royce plc

Nadine processes hardware kits containing engine parts, such as fuel pumps, blades, bolts and seals for aeroplanes worldwide.

Matt Keith | Engineer, University of Birmingham

Matt is trying to figure out how to recycle really big things like bikes, cars and even aeroplanes!

Emma Hancock | Software Engineering Apprentice, The Science & Technology Facilities Council

Emma is an apprentice in the second year of a University degree. Emma works on a range of projects, currently working on software for detector systems.

Daniel Wye | Flight Controls Engineer, Ministry of Defence

Daniel is working on the Lightning II F-35B fighter plane.

Allanah Green | E2E Integration Analyst, BT

Allanah works on the BT Sport App, using various tests and software to make sure users have the best experience.

The Schools

  • The Wellington Academy, Ludgershall
  • Preston Lodge High School, East Lothian
  • Arbroath High School, Angus
  • Beech Hill Community Primary School, Wigan
  • St Anne’s Roman Catholic High School, Stockport
  • Heaton Avenue Primary School, Cleckheaton
  • St John’s School & Sixth Form College, Bishop Auckland
  • The Long Eaton School, Nottingham
  • Stanhope Primary School, South Shields
  • The Sydney Russell School, Dagenham
  • Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge
  • The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs
  • Haileybury Almaty, Kazakhstan
Posted on May 29, 2019 by modamy in News. Comments Off on Who’s taking part: June 2019