Zone Archive

There’s links here to all the engineers in all the zones of I’m an Engineer.

Each column can be reordered (click on the title). Or you can always use CTRL-F to search for a particular engineer, topic or zone.

Name Institute About me and my work Zone name Date
Alexander ZacheshigrivaBabcock International GroupI am a young engineer, working in a busy dockyard that builds and repairs ships, mostly navy.Water ZoneMarch 2012
Rain IrshadDepartment of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Planetary Physics, Oxford UniversityI design, build and test space instruments for planetary missions.High Performance ZoneMarch 2012
Matt MaddockDiamond Light Source.I work at a particle accelerator, helping to keep the electron-engine running!Measurement ZoneMarch 2012
Mike SalterI work for STFC in the space department, which is known as RAL Space.Hello, my name’s Mike and I’m an Electronic Engineer in the Space department at STFC. I design electronics that go onto satellites and currently I’m working on a camera that’s going to go on the International Space Station. Read on to find out more about me…Measurement ZoneMarch 2012
Stephanie TomlinsonScience and Technology Facilties Council – this is a reasearch council that funds facilties required to produce science research that can not be done at a university.I turn the scientists ideas into something that works in the real world.Measurement ZoneMarch 2012
Andrew HearnRACAL, Thomson CSF, and now Thales. I’m at a site near Gatwick Airport.I write software for loads different things like automatic controllers for trains, or getting computers to “think” for themselves, and making sure that they run without problems, also I write instructions on how to use them.High Performance ZoneMarch 2012
Bill PriceWSP, In the London office which is in Chancery Lane and the HQ of this large British consultancy. WSP is listed on the stock exchange and employs about 9000 people globally.I am a structural engineer, travel all over the globe, design high rise buildings and other projects for our clients. High Performance ZoneMarch 2012
Grant CairnieAVL ( am a Calibration Engineer for Passenger Car EnginesHigh Performance ZoneMarch 2012
Kayleigh MesserLotus F1 Team.I work in the Vehicle Performance department at Lotus F1 Team and I perform laptime simulations before every race.High Performance ZoneMarch 2012
Amit PujariUniversity of LeedsI am a Biomedical Engineer. And what I love about my work is I am able to use the skills I’ve learned from the school and onwards to ‘help save people’s lives’ and or ‘improve their health’Health ZoneMarch 2012
Anthony HollingsworthThe University of EdinburghI helped to build and run a radiation detectorMeasurement ZoneMarch 2012
Emily BullenAstraZeneca, a company that develops new medicines.I help make the drugs that you get now at the pharmacy, and also those that are being tested in clinical trials at the moment.Health ZoneMarch 2012
Joanne DaviesIsomed LimitedI’m a mechanical engineer and currently I’m working with medical devices. Im really looking forward to this event and having the opportunity to talk with the students. Health ZoneMarch 2012
Martin WallaceSidhil Ltd. in HalifaxI work for a company that makes various different types of medical equipment and furniture. I love the fact that I’m able to use the skills I’ve learned at school and university to help poorly people feel better.Health ZoneMarch 2012
Paige BrownI work for the Louisiana State University College of Engineering Communications Office. On the side, I coach swimming and diving, and I blog for Nature Network, Nature Publishing Group! I am an engineer and a communicator – I engineer ‘smart’ nanomaterials with biomedical applications and I translate engineer-speak into everyday language.Health ZoneMarch 2012
Usaid RaufEDF EnergyAuthorise designs for, and modifications “mods” to nuclear power plant systems.Energy ZoneMarch 2012
Robin Stafford AllenCCFE (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy) which is a Government-owned laboratory.I am someone who engineers and designs components for the first generation fusion reactor. Energy ZoneMarch 2012
Kelly WalkerE.ONAs a combustion engineer it is my responsibility to generate electricity from coal & biomass more efficiently. Energy ZoneMarch 2012
Becky SelwynUniversity of BristolI am doing a PhD (a 3 year research project) looking at how to use the heat from the sun to make things coldEnergy ZoneMarch 2012
Dan VealNational Physical Laboratory (Teddington, UK)I work in mechanical vibration – the science of how things shake – and make instruments that test satellite parts in a lab so when they eventually fly into space I can guarantee they’ll work properly.Measurement ZoneMarch 2012
Caroline Roberts HaritonovAstrimarI am a chartered mechanical engineer and director of a specialist reliability engineering consultancy focussing on helping oil and gas production equipment installed subsea to operate more reliably and safelyEnergy ZoneMarch 2012
Harriet FletcherI have worked for MWH, a design engineering consultancy, for 6 years. The company is an international company building water treatment works across the globe for lots of different customers/I am a wastewater process engineer, which is somebody who understands sewage treatment and works to make it better. Water ZoneMarch 2012
Chris HillBritish Antarctic Survey (BAS)I am leading a team of engineers and scientists who are trying to get to and take samples of one of the worlds most isolated ecosystems – a liquid lake buried beneath over 3km of Antarctic ice.Water ZoneMarch 2012
Ken GibbsI am retired but my last employers have included UNICEF, OXFAM, the US and UK Governments, ADB, UNRWA, MSF and Columbia University/Sorros Institute.Providing water and sanitation to poorer communities for their health, particularly for smaller children.Water ZoneMarch 2012
Al BartlettI currently work in Dubai for The United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence Force.I work as an Engineer on one of the world’s most advanced cargo aircraft – The Boeing C17 Globemaster.Transport ZoneMarch 2012
Emma BouldRoyal Navy – I currently work onboard HMS SOMERSET as the Deputy Weapon Engineer OfficerI am responsible for keeping the weapons (that’s Guns, Missiles, Torpedos) and sensors (that’s Sonars and Radars) running on the Royal Navy T23 warship, HMS SOMERSET.Transport ZoneMarch 2012
Ivanka BrownI currently work for Mott MacDonald, but I am seconded to London Underground for a few monthsI am a geotechnical design engineer who has stabilised embankments, created a stable base for electronic traffic signs and designed walls for Victoria Station Underground’s new ticket hall.Transport ZoneMarch 2012
Omar MustufviJaguar Land RoverI work for Jaguar Land Rover designing the vehicles of the future- Hybrids. Transport ZoneMarch 2012
James VokesI work for Thales UK.I am a software engineer that creates programs that are part of a project that controls unmanned air vehicles.Transport ZoneMarch 2012
Jed RamsayEnvironment AgencyBuilding things on the River ThamesWater ZoneMarch 2012
Natasha WatsonBuro Happold Ltd. (as well as the IDC in Systems and University of Bath)I want to shout about buildings made from straw, earth, and bamboo; it’s not as crazy as it sounds!Environment ZoneMarch 2013
Nicola LazenbyUniversity of SheffieldAs a Civil Engineer – I’m researching how a structures foundations can be used to produce renewable heat and energy from the ground!!Environment ZoneMarch 2013
Keith BeattieEli Lilly and Company LimitedI help my company use natural resources (energy, water & waste) in an efficient way, to maximise the value for patients.Environment ZoneMarch 2013
Edward TaylorThales UK, take a peak http://www.thalesgroup.comI’ve always been fascinated by military aircraft, and now I help make sure they keep flying through all environments.Environment ZoneMarch 2013
Rachel HarrisThe Coal AuthorityI work to clean up polluted water from old coal mines from orange (tomato soup) to crystal clear Environment ZoneMarch 2013
Amanda LewinParker Wilson Consulting I’m an electrical engineer designing fire detection and alarm systems. Detection ZoneJune 2013
Gary BoormanRoyal Holloway, University of LondonI work in the field of Accelerator Diagnostics – using advanced detectors to monitor and control particle beams.Detection ZoneJune 2013
Samer KilaniCERNWorking on building the new ATLAS Detector on the LHCDetection ZoneJune 2013
Dan WeatherillThe Open UniversityI help design and test imaging detectors (cameras) used in space missions and particle physics experimentsDetection ZoneJune 2013
Ben DrummSTFCAs a Mechanical Engineer I take scientific concepts for particle accelerator equipment and engineer them into real working objects.Detection ZoneJune 2013
Adam ScottRAL SpaceI design parts to be used on satellites or for the ground testing of these parts.Space ZoneMarch 2014
Alexander FinchI now work at the European Space Agency’s technical base in the Netherlands, called ESTEC.I’m a systems engineer at the European Space Agency’s Future Missions divisionSpace ZoneMarch 2014
Aron KisdiRAL SpaceI build robots that are used on Earth to test software, navigation and sensors for robots that will explore Mars, Moon and other places.Space ZoneMarch 2014
Jessica MarshallAirbus Defence and Space in Stevenage, UK. It is Europe’s largest Space company and all my missions are for the European Space Agency (ESA).Spacecraft Systems Engineer – I design and build things that go into Space!Space ZoneMarch 2014
Neil BowlesCurrently work at the University of Oxford, Department of PhysicsUniversity teacher and planetary science engineeringSpace ZoneMarch 2014
Kate NiehausI’m a D.Phil student working to combine different types of data to answer exciting medical questions about tuberculosis and inflammatory bowel disease!Health ZoneJune 2014
Roma AgrawalWSPI’m a Structural Engineer- I make sure buildings and bridges stand up!Cities ZoneJune 2014
Neil DhirRobotics Research Group, Department of Engineering Science, University of OxfordI work in a field called machine learning, where I design motion and control models and systems, that accurately mimic human motion and behaviour.Health ZoneJune 2014
Charlie AtwellHeineken, Hereford/Tadcaster/Edinburgh/NetherlandsMaking beer and cider production more sustainable and saving moneyFood ZoneJune 2014
Danielle EpsteinCoca Cola EnterprisesI am on a graduate scheme in the supply chain sector of Coca Cola Enterprises. This will involve 3 different job roles over 3 years by the end of which I should be ready to take on a management role in the company.Food ZoneJune 2014
Rory HaddenThe University of EdinburghI look at how things burn so we can create a safer environment.Cities ZoneJune 2014
Zoe GeorgeUniversity of Birmingham Changing the formula of food to make it taste great! I am currently working on the science in the food and the engineering to produce it 😀Food ZoneJune 2014
Mark GreavesUnited Utilities – keeping water and sewage flowing in North West EnglandI design, test and optimise water & sewage treatment works.Cities ZoneJune 2014
Jaz Rabadia Debenhams – Energy & Water ManagerI find ways to save electricity, gas and water used in Debenhams stores across the UK. Cities ZoneJune 2014
Henry PorterWarwick UniversityI discover exotic microbes with the ability to process organic waste into biogas.Food ZoneJune 2014
Nicola GalePerry of Oakley LtdProviding farms and factories with ‘bulk handling’ equipment Food ZoneJune 2014
Cathy FraserNational GridMaking sure the lights come back on if they all go off!Cities ZoneJune 2014
Marcus JohnsCentre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, University of BathI’m a PhD student looking at fixing damaged hearts by making ‘bandages’ out of plantsHealth ZoneJune 2014
Luke FryScience and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryMechanical Design Engineer working with scientists on a wide range of projects from the huge to the tiny! Apprentice ZoneJune 2014
Graham WigginsScience and Technology Facilities Council’s Central Laser Facility, not far from Chilton. 10 miles North of Junction 13 M4, just off A34. I Also volunteer for Science Oxford, STEMNET, and RunEngland.electrical / electronic engineer and Apprentice trainer, at STFC’s Central Laser Facility Apprentice ZoneJune 2014
Claire FergusonClyde GatewayI am a Civil Engineer, specialising in bridge design, construction and maintenanceApprentice ZoneJune 2014
Maksim SchastnySTFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Advanced Electronics Engineering Apprentice in my second year Apprentice ZoneJune 2014
Ruth GregoryAmey – Consulting RailCivil Engineer working on the Great Western Electrification (using trains that build foundations along the railway).Apprentice ZoneJune 2014
Alex LynessLoughborough UniversityI design new drug delivery devices that inject human cells (that have been collected from donors or grown in a lab) into patients to treat injuries and diseases.Health ZoneJune 2014
Claire BrockettInstitute of Medical and Biological Engineering, University of LeedsMy research is looking at designing better treatment for the ankle – for young and old patients alike!Health ZoneJune 2014
Richard SimonsChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
William McGennThe Unviersity of ManchesterI design amplifiers for the receivers of radio telescopesChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Wallace ViguierQualcomm / UCLsmartphone engineer / music hobbyist / world travellerChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Steve CoxMyself Passionate about 3D Printing and all of the exciting possibilities that it’s opening upChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Sarah WisemanUniversity College London and Open UniversityI am a researcher investigating how people interact with technology, from medical devices, to novel technology in museums and theatres to help people with visual impairmentsChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Fiona DickinsonUniversity of BathI’m a teaching fellow in a university, I specialise in ways to make light and uses of itChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
David Cuadrado-CalleThe University of ManchesterI am an engineer doing a PhD in radio astronomy technology in the University of ManchesterChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Paul MurcuttOxford Technologies LtdI work on the software systems for robots used to maintain & decommission nuclear reactors & sites.Christmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Andy HearnThales Training and SimulationWrite code – mostly cool, some not so – for all sorts of things.Christmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Ben PirtMyselfI make robots for teaching children about technologyChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Mousumi RoyNvidia Development UK I am an RF (radio frequency) and microwave engineer, and presently develop the hardware for 3G and 4G mobile phones and tabletsChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Mina PanahiLandis+GyrI am an RF and microwave engineer.Christmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Linda SandvikChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Kate MulcahyI like to build things, take things apart and make things but better than that is showing other people how to do it.Christmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Joe MyerscoughWindfall FilmsI’m the Series Producer of the Christmas Lectures for BBC FourChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Benjamin MalesStudio XOMaking science fiction science fact on the biggest stage in the world Christmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Danielle GeorgeMicrowave and Communications Systems research group at the University of ManchesterProfessor of Engineering and presenter of the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES: Sparks Will Fly!Christmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Peter GreenThe University of ManchesterLecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of ManchesterChristmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Tim StephensKeitI use light to measure what’s in things, so people can make richer butter or tastier chocolate.Christmas Lectures 2014December 2014
Naomi GreenUniversity of BirminghamI design and test spinal implants which replace intervertebral discs and help patients with severe back painHealth ZoneMarch 2015
Stacey CuttenVINCI Construction UKVarious work placements allow me to travel throughout the UK, overseeing and managing the action on building sites whilst giving me to opportunity to discover the energetic and ever-changing life of the construction industry.Apprentice ZoneMarch 2015
Felicity HarerJaguar Land RoverResearch Engineer at Jaguar Land Rover. My team made the next Bond villain car.Transport ZoneMarch 2015
Joseph ChilcottL3-MSUKI am a Senior Software Engineer and develop control systems.Transport ZoneMarch 2015
Lauren DransfieldDelphi PowertrainI’m a Graduate Analysis Engineer at Delphi Powertrain, working with heavy duty diesel fuel systems.Transport ZoneMarch 2015
Olivia StodieckUniversity of BristolI’m using new composite materials to design the aircraft wings of the future, to make aircraft more efficient and eco-friendly. Transport ZoneMarch 2015
Peter RoskillyWSP UK ltdI am a Graduate Engineer working on the design and maintenance of HighwaysTransport ZoneMarch 2015
Matthew GallCloudFlare IncMy work is all about making the internet a little bit safer, from viruses, spyware, phishing and other nasties.Safety ZoneMarch 2015
Neil TaylorAtkins GlobalI design pipes to safely move oil or gas that is around 50 degrees Celsius hotter than a boiling kettle and 600 times the pressure in a car’s tyres, from deep under the seabed to the pumps at a petrol station or the oven at home!Safety ZoneMarch 2015
Paula BreslinAtkins GlobalI run analysis and perform calculations on wing parts to check they will not break.Safety ZoneMarch 2015
Pete SymonsOsprey CSL Saving Lives DailySafety ZoneMarch 2015
Philippa JefferisAmeyA civil engineer involved in keeping the roads of the UK safe for usersSafety ZoneMarch 2015
Billy HicksAstraZeneca PharmaceuticalsI’m a Process Engineer at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals where I help to make new medicines and take their production from chemical reactions that can only be done in a lab to something that can be done in a manufacturing plant, so more people can be treated.Health ZoneMarch 2015
Steve CoxMyselfPassionate about 3D Printing and all of the exciting possibilities that it’s opening upApprentice ZoneMarch 2015
Ray ButchartSETEC LtdSeasoned Training Consultant in Railway Engineering Maintenance and Signalling Design. Welcome dealing with investigations and analysis of failures within the Rail Industry and previously within the Royal Air Force.Apprentice ZoneMarch 2015
Huw WilliamsRolls-Royce Plc. (Civil Aerospace Engineering) I started my career as an Apprentice, now I help design jet engines for planes like the super efficient Airbus A350XWB, ensuring it can safely fly for up to 2,000,000 miles without a service.Apprentice ZoneMarch 2015
Gosha BarzowskaAirbus UK LtdI’m an engineering apprentice who works as an aeroplane design engineer at Airbus. Apprentice ZoneMarch 2015
Victoria SharpeMAATS Tech LtdI manage a team of engineers designing and developing cable and pipe handling equipment for use on Pipe Lay VesselsCommunications ZoneMarch 2015
Rik AllenAltera – High WycombeDesigning silicon chips for storing or playing movies. Communications ZoneMarch 2015
Mohamed SalaheldinIBMI am a telecom. engineer working as a network engineer.Communications ZoneMarch 2015
Chris WatersThe University of BristolI’m a PhD student in the field of Communications, looking at how to reduce interference from wireless devicesCommunications ZoneMarch 2015
Alex ShenfieldSheffield Hallam UniversityI make things talk to each other – from phones to fridges and everything in between.Communications ZoneMarch 2015
Urvashi DanookdharreePLymouth University; Orridge.I grow nanotubes on the surface of titanium alloy for bone implants. Health ZoneMarch 2015
Rachel PallanUniversity of LeedsI’m a chatty person who loves pretty much any sport. For my work I look at the natural hip from what its made of to how it works and also what happens if its not a ‘normal’ shape. Health ZoneMarch 2015
Louise FranceUniversity of HullI love learning about how things work, and love solving problems…good job really as this is exactly what an engineer does!Health ZoneMarch 2015
David HillAtkins!I design power stations, keeping the lights on as safely and efficiently as possible #boringstatementEnergy ZoneJune 2015
Harriette StoneUniversity College London and World BankI try and work out how buildings in amazing foreign countries will behave in earthquakes – will they fall down or will they stand up?Environment ZoneJune 2015
Alex WebbProviding MetStations to oil rigs and platformsEnvironment ZoneJune 2015
Nicola AskerNational GridI work as a network analyst at National Grid, modelling our gas network to make decisions for the futureEnvironment ZoneJune 2015
Zachary GillWillmott Dixon Energy ServicesI’m working hard to make your homes and places of work more comfortable AND cheaper to runEnvironment ZoneJune 2015
Arshan IqbalUniversity of Exeter and Northumbrian WaterI’m an EngD Research Engineer (PhD student) working on using weather forecasts to predict sewer floodingEnvironment ZoneJune 2015
Camilla WeissSSTL – Surrey Satellite Technology LtdI build spacecraft!Space For All ZoneJune 2015
Craig AinslieRoyal Air ForceRoyal Air Force Fast Jet and Helicopter EngineerKelvin ZoneJune 2015
Norbert GogielOxford Space SystemsI am an engineer that analyses the performance of spacecraft structures by creating mathematical models to analyse them.Kelvin ZoneJune 2015
Simon LayDiamond Light Source.I build Automated Control systems to protect expensive bespoke equipment.Kelvin ZoneJune 2015
Siu NgEnvironment AgencyFlood Risk Engineer – I develop engineering solutions to protect people, businesses, homes and lives from the risk of flooding and increase benefits to the environment.Kelvin ZoneJune 2015
Jamie JohnstonAtlas Genetics LtdI work with a team of scientists to develop machines that can test a patient for infections in half an hour.Hospitals ZoneJune 2015
Nicholas HitchinsTeam ConsultingI’m an engineering consultant working on developing medical technolgy for international companiesArtificial BodyJune 2015
Dan WatsonSatellite Applications CatapultI try to figure out what problems need solving and why, then design solutions for them which might be products, services or experiences.Space For All ZoneJune 2015
Elizabeth KapasaUniversity of LeedsI’m developing a new technology that layers sheets of cells like a cake, to help millions repair their damaged bones!Artificial BodyJune 2015
Yu Chuen TamEmmeline Centre for Hearing Implants, Addenbrookes Hospital CambridgeI work in a hospital department which provide a range of hearing implants, and restores the hearing sense.Artificial BodyJune 2015
Andrew PhillipsImperial College LondonI design and make bones and musclesArtificial BodyJune 2015
Yasmin AliE.ON Exploration & Production, LondonI give YOU power by working out how to get oil and gas stuck deep underground to power stations to make electricity so you can watch TV, have hot showers and travel!!Energy ZoneJune 2015
Tadhg O'DonovanHeriot-Watt UniversityResearch and Teaching of the Science, Engineering and Application of Renewable Energy SystemsEnergy ZoneJune 2015
Kristen Salzer-FrostUniversity of GreenwichI design buildings and assess the way they will protect you in a fire. Some buildings are harder to design than others, such as hospitals, where not everybody will know their way around, and many people may need help to move.Hospitals ZoneJune 2015
Sheun OshinboluUniversity College London/GlaxoSmithKlineI am working on developing methods which to have quicker and easier ways to monitor the quality of drugs in during early stages of production.Hospitals ZoneJune 2015
Simon MarchantThe NHSI work in hospitals, and I check and fix all kinds of equipment – from blood monitors to wheelchairs – use loads of ways of measuring the way bodies work, and even give people (little) electric shocks to help them to walk!Hospitals ZoneJune 2015
William Scott-JacksonCentre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing, Department of Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Physics Sciences, University of SurreyElectronic Engineer using 3D vision to correct for breathing motion during lung cancer treatment planning. Hospitals ZoneJune 2015
Liz MeddingsArupBuilding Services EngineerEnergy ZoneJune 2015
Lee MargettsUniversity of ManchesterI use supercomputers to simulate nuclear reactors, wind farms and dinosaur locomotionEnergy ZoneJune 2015
Rhys ArcherThe University of MancheserMaking and breaking carbon fibre composites! Space For All ZoneJune 2015
Mike LawtonOxford Space Systems ‘Managing Director (and office assistant!). Although I’m “the boss” in a start-up everyone pulls together and mucks in, so I’m treated pretty much equally by everyone else. I certainly don’t have my own office!Space For All ZoneJune 2015
Katie HassellAirbus Defence and SpaceNot too hot, not too cold, just rightSpace For All ZoneJune 2015
Sonia Ramos PascualUniversity of BathI am studying the biomechanical behaviour of the human spineArtificial BodyJune 2015
Hannah PearlmanFord Motor CompanyI work on the system which keeps the engine in a car coolKelvin ZoneJune 2015
Liena VildeNational GridI am a Power System Engineer at National GridEnergy ZoneNovember 2015
Dona GalhenaUniversity of CambridgeDedicated researcher working on future energy materials.Energy ZoneNovember 2015
Andrew AllanI work for an Energy company called RWE Generation which owns and operates power stations.I help keep Britain’s lights on by fixing power stations and making plans for a clean energy future in the UKEnergy ZoneNovember 2015
Chris FrancisSpectrum Technologies PLC for the last 6 years.I get paid to juggle around money, people and time in the name of New Product Development.Production ZoneNovember 2015
Michael SuluUCLI try to find the best way to grow bacteria and other cellsProduction ZoneNovember 2015
Mark DoughertyHJ HeinzI help make Baked Beans Production ZoneNovember 2015
Lydia JamesAlcoaI’m an apprentice in a manufacturing company who programs robots to make metal components for jet engines and turbine energy engines.Production ZoneNovember 2015
Holly MillerJaguar Land RoverI help write the processes to build cars and check the parts will go together.Production ZoneNovember 2015
Sandra FayemiwoAECOMIn a nut shell, I work as the link between power stations and you (Customer).Energy ZoneNovember 2015
Steven WrayThe United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) – we like acronyms.I run and fix big electrical equipment for a science experiment looking at a future power generation idea.Energy ZoneNovember 2015
Emma BradleyAtkins Global – a multidisciplinary engineering consultancyI am a Senior Structural Engineer, and I specialise in the design and construction of underground stationsMetre ZoneMarch 2016
Eleanor RogersBrompton Bicycle LimitedI am a bicycle design engineer for Brompton, who make folding bikes.Metre ZoneMarch 2016
Priyanka DhopadeUniversity of Oxford (Osney Thermo-fluids laboratory)Jet engines get hot; the bits inside can break or melt; I make sure they don’t. Fuel ZoneMarch 2016
Angela Oliveira PiscoProf Fiona Watt’s lab, King’s College LondonPostdoctoral researcher living the dream of becoming a professorMetre ZoneMarch 2016
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Tom RooneyI currently work for a robotics laboratoryWorking towards giving autonomous underwater robots a sense touch, and enabling them to feel the water moving around them by using whiskersRobotics ZoneMarch 2016
Stuart InglisSubsea 7 – an engineering, construction and services contractor for the offshore energy industry.I’m a mechanical engineer who designs tools and upgrades for underwater robots called ROVsRobotics ZoneMarch 2016
Paul WebbVillage bakery Wrexham I work with the lastest technology for creating breads, pancakes, crumpets I get to work on all sorts of equipment an I get to fix problems using my initiate have total freedom to decide an make my ideas into reality to fix a problem or make improvements, I listen to my team and see how their ideas could become more, and I help them to develop those ideas to make a presentation to the directors Robotics ZoneMarch 2016
Melanie ZimmerHigh Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute (very catchy, I know) – a research institute located in the lovely Olympic Park in Stratford (London)Graduate Engineer / PhD student researching into monitoring and model learning methodsRobotics ZoneMarch 2016
Abbie HuttyAirbus Defence and Space LtdLead Engineer for the Structure Design on the first European Mars RoverRobotics ZoneMarch 2016
Christine CoonickBRE National Solar CentreI get the amazing job of pushing solar power technologies to their limitsFuel ZoneMarch 2016
Paul Duffpx LimitedLiving and working in the English Lake District as an Electrical, Control and Instrumentation EngineerFuel ZoneMarch 2016
Ryan BakewellJaguar Land RoverI design the powertrains (i.e. what used to be the engine..) for electric vehicles! Fuel ZoneMarch 2016
Tom BullockPepsiCo (Research and Development) aka Walkers Snack FoodsI design tasty new snack foods like crisps and crackers; I look at what ingredients, recipes and machines we need to make them in a big factory!Food ZoneMarch 2016
Sarah HargreavesAmec Foster Wheeler – Defence I work as part of a team designing mini nuclear power plants which are used in the Royal Navy’s submarinesFuel ZoneMarch 2016
Abi Aspen GlencrossKing’s College London, UK; Maastricht University, NL; New Harvest, USI’m a cellular agriculturalist researcher which means……I GROW MEAT IN THE LAB! Steak is my specialty.Food ZoneMarch 2016
Blanca MendizabalLittle Bee CommunityI work every day to create solutions to make agriculture easier and accessible so that everybody can grow their favourite food at home!Food ZoneMarch 2016
Dean MilesBurtons Biscuit CompanyI work designing new biscuit manufacturing equipment and new lines for making tasty new biscuits and snacks.Food ZoneMarch 2016
Monica RozeikBiomedical Engineering, University of StrathclydeI work at the university to design and develop medical devices for the heart.Surgery ZoneMarch 2016
Matthew OldfieldImperial College LondonI work as part of a team designing a tool for brain surgery. Surgery ZoneMarch 2016
Matthew RoundRoyal Brompton HospitalI work in a cardiothoracic hospital supporting various Imaging modalities and specialist IT systems. I’m also fortunate that my work allows me to be an honorary member of Imperial College London.Surgery ZoneMarch 2016
Maedeh BorhaniImperial College LondonI work in the university and design new techniques and devices to help the patients with hand abnormalitiesSurgery ZoneMarch 2016
Dominic EggbeerCardiff Metropolitan UniversityI work with surgeons and other medical specialists in the use of design/engineering technologies in custom medical device developmentSurgery ZoneMarch 2016
Ross MillerMondelez International Research & Development (Cadbury, Milka, Toblerone all rolled into one!)I look at how chocolate behaves as a solid and liquid to help make tastier, more exciting chocolatey treats!Food ZoneMarch 2016
Andrew PidgeonJacobsSenior engineer working in intelligent transportation systems (ITS)Metre ZoneMarch 2016
Michael CarleyUniversity of BathI come up with ways to calculate noise accurately so that we can make things quieter.Aerospace ZoneJune 2016
Joe ShuttleworthCardiff UniversityI spend my time trying to think of new ways to help protect people like you guys from flooding! Water ZoneJune 2016
Matthew HobbsCranfield University and Severn Trent WaterI study and improve chemical reactions to destroy pesky pesticide pollutants and make sure your water is safe to drinkWater ZoneJune 2016
Iona StrawsonBuhler SortexMechanical design for machines using optics and pneumatics to sort product such as food and plastic.Kilogram ZoneJune 2016
Jarrod Hartwww.imerys.comI understand the properties of all the stuff around us – plastics, glasses, iphones, and how to make them from rocks and crude oil.Kilogram ZoneJune 2016
Man Hang YipAmazon ( plan and move the things you bought from warehouses across the UK to your home a day after you have clicked on the company website.Kilogram ZoneJune 2016
Julia FaerberHeriot Watt University, EdinburghI am a PhD student and involved in a project where we are developing a tiny pill that takes a live video of the human guts and beyond to uncover diseases such as cancer.Health ZoneJune 2016
Krishnaa MahbubaniUniversity of Cambridge (Departments of Surgery & Chemical Engineering)I’m looking for a way to successfuly freeze cells, tissues and organs so we can keep them longer and ensure they can be successfully transfused or transplanted.Health ZoneJune 2016
Laura O'SheaCanterbury of NZI aim to make sure our new fabrics and products can withstand the highest demands of performance so that athletes can rely upon them to train and play at their best.Health ZoneJune 2016
Rebecca PullonUniversity of Oxford (Institute of Biomedical Engineering)I provide doctors with mobile phones and tablets to help them monitor patients in clinical trialsHealth ZoneJune 2016
Ashwanth VijayTechnip UK LtdUnder the sea construction ‘Engineering to extract the fuel for your home and car from far below the seabed’Environment ZoneJune 2016
Adam DrakeBabcock Defence Systems TechnologyI use technology to solve difficult problems in the defence sector where I work on some of the most complex machines ever built.Kilogram ZoneJune 2016
Jeni SpraggMy research is paid for by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. I’m researching sustainable hydrogen production, because we use 50 million tonnes of hydrogen per year for lots of different things like refining crude oil, margarine and fertilizers.Environment ZoneJune 2016
Mark GowanColas LimitedProviding solutions to problemsEnvironment ZoneJune 2016
Natalie WrideMy research is paid for by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)I’m researching how the ground behaves when high speed trains pass over it to make sure future trains can run at high speed safelyEnvironment ZoneJune 2016
Stephen RichardsonUniversity of ReadingI’m researching how to build supermarkets from more environmentally friendly materialsEnvironment ZoneJune 2016
Agata SuwalaMTCI’m a research engineer working on developing aerospace assembly systemsAerospace ZoneJune 2016
Chris HackettAirbus Defence and Space (Stevenage)Graduate electrical engineer on the Exomars projectAerospace ZoneJune 2016
John AllportUniversity of HuddersfieldMy job can best be described as solving problems, sometimes technical, sometimes managerial, but always involving people.Aerospace ZoneJune 2016
Eloise TaysomUniversity of CambridgeI’m trying to help people understand how to build big systems, like cities, that survive when unexpected things happen.Kilogram ZoneJune 2016
Simon WillocksAstraZeneca Global BiologicsHead of a Function of 29 Engineering and SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) profressionals – helping to ensure the availability of safe, compliant effective and reliable manufacturing facility for global supply of a flu vaccine. Health ZoneJune 2016
Kirstin RouseGeneral Dynamics UKI design, develop and test software which is put onto military planes and helicopters.Aerospace ZoneJune 2016
Maurice StokesMWH Treatment Ltd at Melbourne Water treament works“I am a civil engineering manager responsible for building water tanks you could fit the school hall in, pipes you could ride a bike down; using equipment that could move or lift a house – to ensure every drop of water is clean and safe!Water ZoneJune 2016
Tamsin DobrowolskaMy baby son!I’m a marine engineer so I work at sea and on the docks to keep ships sailing.Water ZoneJune 2016
Vinita KhiroyaMAATS TechI create virtual simulations of equipment on huge construction vessels to see if it will survive real world conditions like stormy seas and try and strengthen them if they fail.Water ZoneJune 2016
Mark CatherallCanopy SimulationsI simulate racing cars, F1 cars mainly, but recently Formula E cars too!Motor ZoneNovember 2016
Ronnie MillsYorkshire WaterGetting water from where it’s treated to the tap so that you can drink it!Apprentice ZoneNovember 2016
Richard SymondsCon-Serv Ltd, LoudwaterI bring buildings to life and control the mood and comfort of the occupants within itApprentice ZoneNovember 2016
Krishma KapoorVINCI Construction Shadowing Civil Engineers, on the cross rail west station upgrade projectsApprentice ZoneNovember 2016
Daryl LyonsCritical Software TechnologiesI work within a team of software engineers, currently we’re working on creating a websiteApprentice ZoneNovember 2016
Anya GraingerVINCI Construction.Im a Civil Engineer. My role is to bring to life a design which could be railways, roads, bridges, skyscapers.Apprentice ZoneNovember 2016
Vaanathi SundaresanI analyse the medical images of various organs of the body to identify and characterize diseases or pathologiesDiagnosis ZoneNovember 2016
Masha FolkCambridge University I try to make jet engines eat less fuel by making the turbine inside work betterMotor ZoneNovember 2016
Sylvain JamaisCambridge Consultants design medical equipments that help make people better.Diagnosis ZoneNovember 2016
Sarah HampsonLoughborough UniversityI’m trying to 3D print microchips that can analyse cells (as well as other tiny things like bacteria)Diagnosis ZoneNovember 2016
James ClarkeImperial College LondonMy work is in the field of neurotechnology, designing wearable robotics to help us see how brain diseases affect the way people walk and balanceDiagnosis ZoneNovember 2016
Dawn GilliesThe University of EdinburghI squash cells and use new types of imaging using lasers to see how squishy they are to find out more about cancerDiagnosis ZoneNovember 2016
Tomas ParradoCairn ResearchAt Cairn Research I develop and design high precision instrumentation, primarily for biological research.Diagnosis ZoneNovember 2016
Isaac LlorensClyde Space Ltd.Design satellites and make sure they will work in space.Space ZoneNovember 2016
Katie BashfordSSTLMonitoring and controlling satellites that are in orbit around the Earth.Space ZoneNovember 2016
Sarah HuntRolls-Royce Plc.I design parts for aeroplane engines and calculate how long they will last in an engine – they are made from really special materials called ‘single crystals’.Motor ZoneNovember 2016
Leon WechieUniversity of LeedsI help a millionaire Oil company make more millions by doing small-scale lab experiments, interpreting data and discovering new findings! Easy peasyMotor ZoneNovember 2016
Dominique AndersonScience Techonology Fascilities CouncilThe motor whispererMotor ZoneNovember 2016
Andrei IlieJaguar Land RoverMaking sure cars are built correctlyMotor ZoneNovember 2016
Betty Bonnardel-AzzarelliAB5 ConsultingI am a rocket scientist who works in the satellite and nuclear sectors. I help companies and countries develop innovative solutions to help us all live better.Space ZoneNovember 2016
Kieran ArnoldSatellite applications catapultimagining the unthinkable and engineer the impossible and that’s just a Monday 🙂 Space ZoneNovember 2016
Silvia PardoPlymouth Marine LaboratoryI study the ocean using pictures taken by satellitesSpace ZoneNovember 2016
William AvisonSSTLBuilding satellite payloads to help with the recovery from natural disasters.Space ZoneNovember 2016
Alejandra ArancetaUniversity of StrathclydeI research new ways that your body could connect to a machine in order to improve driving prosthetic handsArtificial Body ZoneMarch 2017
Andres RiveroUniversity of BristolI research on morphing wings for aircraftAmpere ZoneMarch 2017
Zoe LonsdaleMorgan SindallCivil Engineer specialising in water and sewageAmpere ZoneMarch 2017
Sheryl WilliamsLoughborough UniversityMy main role is supporting academics in the development of their teaching ( distance learning and on-campus), especially in the area using more technology to engage their students.Ampere ZoneMarch 2017
Shahil JuggernathEnel Green PowerI build wind farms in AfricaAmpere ZoneMarch 2017
Emma RyanLockheed Martin UKI 3D print spaceships, satellites and armoured fighting vehicles out of metal. Ampere ZoneMarch 2017
Andy WoodsSiemens Rail AutomationI’m a Railway Engineer for Siemens in the UK, I work in Systems Engineering which is about making sure that we build the correct thing. Ampere ZoneMarch 2017
Dmitry DereshevNorthumbria University at NewcastleLooking for ways to make robots better housemates.Robotics ZoneMarch 2017
Ana GallegoBlatchfordI design components for artificial legsArtificial Body ZoneMarch 2017
Siobhan DuncanEdinburgh Centre for Robotics.I am looking at how we can design robots that collaborate with thousands (or even millions) of others identical robots to complete a common goal.Robotics ZoneMarch 2017
Ollie MorrisSalvage and Marine OperationsWorking with intelligent autonomous vehiclesRobotics ZoneMarch 2017
Iulia MotocUniversity of KentWorking with humanoids robots and using them in different scenarios (healthcare, education, business).Robotics ZoneMarch 2017
Katie PaveyComauI help car companies to build their cars with robots – robots are much faster and more accurate than us humans!Robotics ZoneMarch 2017
Zach WelshmanUniversity of Leeds Using medical images and computer programming to describe biomechanics of the foot and ankle.Artificial Body ZoneMarch 2017
Todd BurtonEdinburgh UniversityIn a nutshell: Kidney tissue engineeringArtificial Body ZoneMarch 2017
Sophie CoxUniversity of BirminghamI’m trying to repair the human body by understanding diseases better and designing/making/manufacturing new implantsArtificial Body ZoneMarch 2017
Daniel MorseCardiff University, School of DentistryI look at how bacteria and fungi from the mouth interact, and grow living 3D models of the roof of your mouth in the lab to infect and see what happens!Artificial Body ZoneMarch 2017
Mateusz JozkoRockwell AutomationControl System Engineer – I make the things moving !Robotics ZoneMarch 2017