Who’s taking part: November 2019

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! is back this November. Between Monday 11th and Friday 22nd November, students at 13 schools will be putting their questions to 5 engineers in the Detection Zone.

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


The Detection Zone is a themed zone supported by STFC.

Fahim Dhalla | Cryogenics Mechanical Engineer, CERN

I work on many aspects related to liquid helium cooling systems, from design to build, to help test new super conducting magnets

Chris Parmenter | Electronic Engineer, RAL Space

I design cameras, and other scientific equipment, for use in space.

Candice Basson | PhD Student, University of Manchester

I use one of the world’s largest particle detectors to look for new tiny building blocks of our universe

Will Smith | Graduate Engineer, Daresbury Laboratory

I work with other scientists and engineers to build machines that accelerate particles to almost the speed of light.

Lulu Buford | Process Engineer, Wood plc

I design pipelines for gas being delivered to a laboratory to look for dangerous elements in samples

The Schools

  • Abbey College Cambridge
  • Weston College, Weston-Super-Mare
  • Arbroath High School, Angus
  • Wymondham High Academy, Norfolk
  • The Sir Robert Woodard Academy, Sompting
  • Walker Riverside Academy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, Hindley
  • Rainham School for Girls, Gillingham
  • Treviglas Community College, Newquay
  • Beech Lodge School, Maidenhead
  • The Derby High School, Bury
  • The North School, Ashford
  • New Line Learning Academy, Maidstone
Posted on October 31, 2019 by modjen in News. Comments Off on Who’s taking part: November 2019