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 About me and my work Zone name Date
Ken Gibbs Providing water and sanitation to poorer communities for their health, particularly for smaller children. Water Zone March 2012
Paige Brown I am an engineer and a communicator – I engineer ‘smart’ nanomaterials with biomedical applications and I translate engineer-speak into everyday language. Health Zone March 2012
Matt Maddock I work at a particle accelerator, helping to keep the electron-engine running! Measurement Zone March 2012
Dan Veal 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 Zone March 2012
Anthony Hollingsworth I helped to build and run a radiation detector Measurement Zone March 2012
Rain Irshad I design, build and test space instruments for planetary missions. High Performance Zone March 2012
Grant Cairnie I am a Calibration Engineer for Passenger Car Engines High Performance Zone March 2012
Bill Price I am a structural engineer, travel all over the globe, design high rise buildings and other projects for our clients. High Performance Zone March 2012
Andrew Hearn 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 Zone March 2012
Martin Wallace I 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 Zone March 2012
Stephanie Tomlinson I turn the scientists ideas into something that works in the real world. Measurement Zone March 2012
Joanne Davies I’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 Zone March 2012
Emily Bullen 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 Zone March 2012
Amit Pujari I 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 Zone March 2012
Becky Selwyn I am doing a PhD (a 3 year research project) looking at how to use the heat from the sun to make things cold Energy Zone March 2012
Usaid Rauf Authorise designs for, and modifications “mods” to nuclear power plant systems. Energy Zone March 2012
Robin Stafford Allen I am someone who engineers and designs components for the first generation fusion reactor. Energy Zone March 2012
Kelly Walker As a combustion engineer it is my responsibility to generate electricity from coal & biomass more efficiently. Energy Zone March 2012
Caroline Roberts Haritonov I 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 safely Energy Zone March 2012
Mike Salter 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 Zone March 2012
Kayleigh Messer Vehicle performance engineer at Renault Sport F1 High Performance Zone March 2012
Jed Ramsay Building things on the River Thames Water Zone March 2012
Harriet Fletcher I am a wastewater process engineer, which is somebody who understands sewage treatment and works to make it better. Water Zone March 2012
Chris Hill 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 Zone March 2012
Alexander Zacheshigriva I am a young engineer, working in a busy dockyard that builds and repairs ships, mostly navy. Water Zone March 2012
Omar Mustufvi I work for Jaguar Land Rover designing the vehicles of the future- Hybrids. Transport Zone March 2012
Al Bartlett I work as an Engineer on one of the world’s most advanced cargo aircraft – The Boeing C17 Globemaster. Transport Zone March 2012
Emma Bould I'm an Engineering Manager in a Medicine Factory. I lead a team of engineers, to make sure maintenance is carried out so that we keep our staff safe and high quality medicine going to our patients Transport Zone March 2012
Ivanka Brown I 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 Zone March 2012
James Vokes I am a software engineer that creates programs that are part of a project that controls unmanned air vehicles. Transport Zone March 2012
Nicola Lazenby As a Civil Engineer – I’m researching how a structures foundations can be used to produce renewable heat and energy from the ground!! Environment Zone March 2013
Natasha Watson I want to shout about buildings made from straw, earth, and bamboo; it’s not as crazy as it sounds! Environment Zone March 2013
Keith Beattie I help my company use natural resources (energy, water & waste) in an efficient way, to maximise the value for patients. Environment Zone March 2013
Edward Taylor I’ve always been fascinated by military aircraft, and now I help make sure they keep flying through all environments. Environment Zone March 2013
Rachel Harris I work to clean up polluted water from old coal mines from orange (tomato soup) to crystal clear Environment Zone March 2013
Gary Boorman I work in the field of Accelerator Diagnostics – using advanced detectors to monitor and control particle beams. Detection Zone June 2013
Samer Kilani Working on building the new ATLAS Detector on the LHC Detection Zone June 2013
Dan Weatherill I help design and test imaging detectors (cameras) used in space missions and particle physics experiments Detection Zone June 2013
Ben Drumm As a Mechanical Engineer I take scientific concepts for particle accelerator equipment and engineer them into real working objects. Detection Zone June 2013
Amanda Lewin I’m an electrical engineer designing fire detection and alarm systems. Detection Zone June 2013
Jessica Marshall Spacecraft Systems Engineer – I design and build things that go into Space! Space Zone March 2014
Neil Bowles University teacher and planetary science engineering Space Zone March 2014
Adam Scott I design parts to be used on satellites or for the ground testing of these parts. Space Zone March 2014
Alexander Finch I’m a systems engineer at the European Space Agency’s Future Missions division Space Zone March 2014
Aron Kisdi I build robots that are used on Earth to test software, navigation and sensors for robots that will explore Mars, Moon and other places. Space Zone March 2014
Cathy Fraser Making sure the lights come back on if they all go off! Cities Zone June 2014
Graham Wiggins electrical / electronic engineer and Apprentice trainer, at STFC’s Central Laser Facility Apprentice Zone June 2014
Mark Greaves I design, test and optimise water & sewage treatment works. Cities Zone June 2014
Luke Fry Mechanical Design Engineer working with scientists on a wide range of projects from the huge to the tiny! Apprentice Zone June 2014
Maksim Schastny Advanced Electronics Engineering Apprentice in my second year Apprentice Zone June 2014
Ruth Gregory Civil Engineer working on the Great Western Electrification (using trains that build foundations along the railway). Apprentice Zone June 2014
Rory Hadden I look at how things burn so we can create a safer environment. Cities Zone June 2014
Roma Agrawal I’m a Structural Engineer- I make sure buildings and bridges stand up! Cities Zone June 2014
Jaz Rabadia I find ways to save electricity, gas and water used in Debenhams stores across the UK. Cities Zone June 2014
Kate Niehaus I’m a D.Phil student working to combine different types of data to answer exciting medical questions about tuberculosis and inflammatory bowel disease! Health Zone June 2014
Claire Ferguson I am a Civil Engineer, specialising in bridge design, construction and maintenance Apprentice Zone June 2014
Alex Lyness I 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 Zone June 2014
Charlie Atwell Making beer and cider production more sustainable and saving money Food Zone June 2014
Marcus Johns I’m a PhD student looking at fixing damaged hearts by making ‘bandages’ out of plants Health Zone June 2014
Claire Brockett My research is looking at designing better treatment for the ankle – for young and old patients alike! Health Zone June 2014
Neil Dhir I work in a field called machine learning, where I design motion and control models and systems, that accurately mimic human motion and behaviour. Health Zone June 2014
Zoe George 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 Zone June 2014
Nicola Gale Providing farms and factories with ‘bulk handling’ equipment Food Zone June 2014
Henry Porter I discover exotic microbes with the ability to process organic waste into biogas. Food Zone June 2014
Danielle Epstein I 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 Zone June 2014
Paul Murcutt I work on the software systems for robots used to maintain & decommission nuclear reactors & sites. Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Andy Hearn Write code – mostly cool, some not so – for all sorts of things. Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Benjamin Males Making science fiction science fact on the biggest stage in the world Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Ben Pirt I make robots for teaching children about technology Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Danielle George Professor of Engineering and presenter of the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES: Sparks Will Fly! Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
David Cuadrado-Calle I am an engineer doing a PhD in radio astronomy technology in the University of Manchester Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Fiona Dickinson I’m a teaching fellow in a university, I specialise in ways to make light and uses of it Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Joe Myerscough I’m the Series Producer of the Christmas Lectures for BBC Four Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Kate Mulcahy I like to build things, take things apart and make things but better than that is showing other people how to do it. Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Linda Sandvik Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Mina Panahi I am an RF and microwave engineer. Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Mousumi Roy I am an RF (radio frequency) and microwave engineer, and presently develop the hardware for 3G and 4G mobile phones and tablets Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Peter Green Lecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Manchester Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Sarah Wiseman I am a researcher investigating how people interact with technology, from medical devices, to novel technology in museums and theatres to help people with visual impairments Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Steve Cox Passionate about 3D Printing and all of the exciting possibilities that it’s opening up Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Wallace Viguier smartphone engineer / music hobbyist / world traveller Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Tim Stephens I use light to measure what’s in things, so people can make richer butter or tastier chocolate. Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
William McGenn I design amplifiers for the receivers of radio telescopes Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Richard Simons Christmas Lectures 2014 December 2014
Paula Safety Zone March 2015
Lauren Dransfield I’m a Graduate Analysis Engineer at Delphi Powertrain, working with heavy duty diesel fuel systems. Transport Zone March 2015
Joseph Chilcott I am a Senior Software Engineer and develop control systems. Transport Zone March 2015
Felicity Harer Research Engineer at Jaguar Land Rover. My team made the next Bond villain car. Transport Zone March 2015
Philippa Jefferis A civil engineer involved in keeping the roads of the UK safe for users Safety Zone March 2015
Pete Symons Saving Lives Daily Safety Zone March 2015
Rachel Pallan I’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 Zone March 2015
Neil Taylor I 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 Zone March 2015
Matthew Gall My work is all about making the internet a little bit safer, from viruses, spyware, phishing and other nasties. Safety Zone March 2015
Urvashi Danookdharree I grow nanotubes on the surface of titanium alloy for bone implants. Health Zone March 2015
Peter Roskilly I am a Senior Engineer working on the design and maintenance of Highways Transport Zone March 2015
Billy Hicks I’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 Zone March 2015
Louise France I design and test new dressings and plasters for large wounds, so that people can heal quicker. I'm currently making face shields for the NHS, you may have seen them in the news! Health Zone March 2015
Olivia Stodieck I’m using new composite materials to design the aircraft wings of the future, to make aircraft more efficient and eco-friendly. Transport Zone March 2015
Victoria Sharpe I manage a team of engineers designing and developing cable and pipe handling equipment for use on Pipe Lay Vessels Communications Zone March 2015
Naomi Green I design and test spinal implants which replace intervertebral discs and help patients with severe back pain Health Zone March 2015
Steve Cox Passionate about 3D Printing and all of the exciting possibilities that it’s opening up Apprentice Zone March 2015
Gosha Barzowska I’m an engineering apprentice who works as an aeroplane design engineer at Airbus. Apprentice Zone March 2015
Ray Butchart Seasoned 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 Zone March 2015
Stacey Cutten Various 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 Zone March 2015
Huw Williams 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 Zone March 2015
Alex Shenfield I make things talk to each other – from phones to fridges and everything in between. Communications Zone March 2015
Chris Waters I’m a PhD student in the field of Communications, looking at how to reduce interference from wireless devices Communications Zone March 2015
Mohamed Salaheldin I am a telecom. engineer working as a network engineer. Communications Zone March 2015
Rik Allen Designing silicon chips for storing or playing movies. Communications Zone March 2015
Siu Ng Flood 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 Zone June 2015
Rhys Archer Making and breaking carbon fibre composites! Space For All Zone June 2015
Mike Lawton ‘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 Zone June 2015
Elizabeth Kapasa I researched a new technology that layers sheets of cells like a cake, to help millions repair their damaged bones! Artificial Body June 2015
Nicholas Hitchins I’m an engineering consultant working on developing medical technolgy for international companies Artificial Body June 2015
Sonia Ramos Pascual I am studying the biomechanical behaviour of the human spine Artificial Body June 2015
Yu Chuen Tam I work in a hospital department which provide a range of hearing implants, and restores the hearing sense. Artificial Body June 2015
Katie Sparks I used to design spacecraft and visit schools to show kids how they could do that type of job. I now help other people share their job stories with schools. Space For All Zone June 2015
Dan Watson I 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 Zone June 2015
Camilla Weiss I build spacecraft! Space For All Zone June 2015
Andrew Phillips I design and make bones and muscles Artificial Body June 2015
Craig Ainslie Royal Air Force Fast Jet and Helicopter Engineer Kelvin Zone June 2015
Simon Lay I build Automated Control systems to protect expensive bespoke equipment. Kelvin Zone June 2015
David Hill I design power stations, keeping the lights on as safely and efficiently as possible #boringstatement Energy Zone June 2015
Zachary Gill I’m working hard to make your homes and places of work more comfortable AND cheaper to run Environment Zone June 2015
Nicola Asker I work as a network analyst at National Grid, modelling our gas network to make decisions for the future Environment Zone June 2015
Harriette Stone I try and work out how buildings in amazing foreign countries will behave in earthquakes – will they fall down or will they stand up? Environment Zone June 2015
Arshan Iqbal I’m an EngD Research Engineer (PhD student) working on using weather forecasts to predict sewer flooding Environment Zone June 2015
Norbert Gogiel I am an engineer that analyses the performance of spacecraft structures by creating mathematical models to analyse them. Kelvin Zone June 2015
Yasmin Ali I 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 Zone June 2015
Tadhg O'Donovan Research and Teaching of the Science, Engineering and Application of Renewable Energy Systems Energy Zone June 2015
Liz Meddings Building Services Engineer Energy Zone June 2015
Lee Margetts I use supercomputers to simulate nuclear reactors, wind farms and dinosaur locomotion Energy Zone June 2015
Alex Webb Providing MetStations to oil rigs and platforms Environment Zone June 2015
Sheun Oshinbolu Hospitals Zone June 2015
Jamie Johnston I work with a team of scientists to develop machines that can test a patient for infections in half an hour. Hospitals Zone June 2015
Kristen Salzer-Frost I 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 Zone June 2015
Hannah Pearlman I work on the system which keeps the engine in a car cool Kelvin Zone June 2015
William Scott-Jackson Electronic Engineer using 3D vision to correct for breathing motion during lung cancer treatment planning. Hospitals Zone June 2015
Simon Marchant I 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 Zone June 2015
Sandra Fayemiwo In a nut shell, I work as the link between power stations and you (Customer). Energy Zone November 2015
Lydia James I’m an apprentice in a manufacturing company who programs robots to make metal components for jet engines and turbine energy engines. Production Zone November 2015
Mark Dougherty I help make Baked Beans Production Zone November 2015
Michael Sulu I try to find the best way to grow bacteria and other cells Production Zone November 2015
Chris Francis I get paid to juggle around money, people and time in the name of New Product Development. Production Zone November 2015
Steven Wray I run and fix big electrical equipment for a science experiment looking at a future power generation idea. Energy Zone November 2015
Dona Galhena Dedicated researcher working on future energy materials. Energy Zone November 2015
Andrew Allan I help keep Britain’s lights on by fixing power stations and making plans for a clean energy future in the UK Energy Zone November 2015
Liena Vilde I am a Power System Engineer at National Grid Energy Zone November 2015
Holly Miller I write the processes to build cars and check the parts will go together. Production Zone November 2015
Dominic Eggbeer I work with surgeons and other medical specialists in the use of design/engineering technologies in custom medical device development Surgery Zone March 2016
Maedeh Borhani I work in the university and design new techniques and devices to help the patients with hand abnormalities Surgery Zone March 2016
Matthew Oldfield I work as part of a team designing a tool for brain surgery. Surgery Zone March 2016
Matthew Round I 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 Zone March 2016
Monica Rozeik I work at the university to design and develop medical devices for the heart. Surgery Zone March 2016
Tom Rooney Working towards giving autonomous underwater robots a sense touch, and enabling them to feel the water moving around them by using whiskers Robotics Zone March 2016
Stuart Inglis I’m a mechanical engineer who designs tools and upgrades for underwater robots called ROVs Robotics Zone March 2016
Paul Webb 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 Zone March 2016
Abbie Hutty Locomotion Subsystem Manager for the Sample Fetch Rover mission Robotics Zone March 2016
Melanie Zimmer Graduate Engineer / PhD student researching into monitoring and model learning methods Robotics Zone March 2016
Sarah Hargreaves I work as part of a team designing mini nuclear power plants which are used in the Royal Navy’s submarines Fuel Zone March 2016
Abi Aspen Glencross I’m a cellular agriculturalist researcher which means……I GROW MEAT IN THE LAB! Steak is my specialty. Food Zone March 2016
Ryan Bakewell I design the powertrains (i.e. what used to be the engine..) for electric vehicles! Fuel Zone March 2016
Priyanka Dhopade Jet engines get hot; the bits inside can break or melt; I make sure they don’t. Fuel Zone March 2016
Paul Duff Living and working in the English Lake District as an Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer Fuel Zone March 2016
Christine Coonick I get the amazing job of pushing solar power technologies to their limits Fuel Zone March 2016
Tom Bullock I 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 Zone March 2016
Ross Miller I look at how chocolate behaves as a solid and liquid to help make tastier, more exciting chocolatey treats! Food Zone March 2016
Dean Miles I work designing new biscuit manufacturing equipment and new lines for making tasty new biscuits and snacks. Food Zone March 2016
Blanca Mendizabal I work every day to create solutions to make agriculture easier and accessible so that everybody can grow their favourite food at home! Food Zone March 2016
Andrew Pidgeon Senior engineer working in intelligent transportation systems (ITS) Metre Zone March 2016
Angela Oliveira Pisco Postdoctoral researcher living the dream of becoming a professor Metre Zone March 2016
Eleanor Sherwen Product Design Engineer for Brompton Bicycles Ltd Metre Zone March 2016
Emma Bradley I am a Senior Structural Engineer, and I specialise in the design and construction of underground stations Metre Zone March 2016
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Simon Willocks Head 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 Zone June 2016
Vinita Khiroya I 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 Zone June 2016
Tamsin Dobrowolska I’m a marine engineer so I work at sea and on the docks to keep ships sailing. Water Zone June 2016
Maurice Stokes “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 Zone June 2016
Man Hang Yip I 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 Zone June 2016
Iona Strawson Mechanical design for machines using optics and pneumatics to sort product such as food and plastic. Kilogram Zone June 2016
Eloise Taysom I’m trying to help people understand how to build big systems, like cities, that survive when unexpected things happen. Kilogram Zone June 2016
Adam Drake I use technology to solve difficult problems in the defence sector where I work on some of the most complex machines ever built. Kilogram Zone June 2016
Agata Suwala I’m a research engineer working on developing aerospace assembly systems Aerospace Zone June 2016
Rebecca Pullon I provide doctors with mobile phones and tablets to help them monitor patients in clinical trials Health Zone June 2016
Laura O'Shea I 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 Zone June 2016
Krishnaa Mahbubani 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 Zone June 2016
Julia Faerber I 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 Zone June 2016
Joe Shuttleworth I spend my time trying to think of new ways to help protect people like you guys from flooding! Water Zone June 2016
Stephen Richardson I’m researching how to build supermarkets from more environmentally friendly materials Environment Zone June 2016
Natalie Wride I’m researching how the ground behaves when high speed trains pass over it to make sure future trains can run at high speed safely Environment Zone June 2016
Mark Gowan Providing solutions to problems Environment Zone June 2016
Jeni Spragg I design ways to 'capture' the greenhouse gas emissions from a power plant, so that we can fight climate change. Environment Zone June 2016
Ashwanth Vijay Under the sea construction ‘Engineering to extract the fuel for your home and car from far below the seabed’ Environment Zone June 2016
Michael Carley I come up with ways to calculate noise accurately so that we can make things quieter. Aerospace Zone June 2016
Kirstin Rouse I design and develop equipment for military planes and helicopters. Aerospace Zone June 2016
John Allport My job can best be described as solving problems, sometimes technical, sometimes managerial, but always involving people. Aerospace Zone June 2016
Matthew Hobbs I study and improve chemical reactions to destroy pesky pesticide pollutants and make sure your water is safe to drink Water Zone June 2016
Jarrod Hart I understand the properties of all the stuff around us – plastics, glasses, iphones, and how to make them from rocks and crude oil. Kilogram Zone June 2016
Chris Hackett Graduate electrical engineer on the Exomars project Aerospace Zone June 2016
James Clarke My work is in the field of neurotechnology, designing wearable robotics to help us see how brain diseases affect the way people walk and balance Diagnosis Zone November 2016
Dawn Gillies I squash cells and use new types of imaging using lasers to see how squishy they are to find out more about cancer Diagnosis Zone November 2016
Sarah Hampson I’m trying to 3D print microchips that can analyse cells (as well as other tiny things like bacteria) Diagnosis Zone November 2016
Ronnie Mills Getting water from where it’s treated to the tap so that you can drink it! Apprentice Zone November 2016
Richard Symonds I bring buildings to life and control the mood and comfort of the occupants within it Apprentice Zone November 2016
Krishma Kapoor Shadowing Civil Engineers, on the cross rail west station upgrade projects Apprentice Zone November 2016
Daryl Lyons I work within a team of software engineers, currently we’re working on creating a website Apprentice Zone November 2016
Anya Grainger Im a Civil Engineer. My role is to bring to life a design which could be railways, roads, bridges, skyscapers. Apprentice Zone November 2016
Sylvain Jamais I design medical equipments that help make people better. Diagnosis Zone November 2016
Tomas Parrado At Cairn Research I develop and design high precision instrumentation, primarily for biological research. Diagnosis Zone November 2016
Vaanathi Sundaresan I analyse the medical images of various organs of the body to identify and characterize diseases or pathologies Diagnosis Zone November 2016
William Avison Building satellite payloads to help with the recovery from natural disasters. Space Zone November 2016
Silvia Pardo I study the ocean using pictures taken by satellites Space Zone November 2016
Removed Engineer Space Zone November 2016
Kieran Arnold imagining the unthinkable and engineer the impossible and that’s just a Monday 🙂 Space Zone November 2016
Isaac Llorens Design satellites and make sure they will work in space. Space Zone November 2016
Betty Bonnardel-Azzarelli I 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 Zone November 2016
Leon Wechie I help a millionaire Oil company make more millions by doing small-scale lab experiments, interpreting data and discovering new findings! Easy peasy Motor Zone November 2016
Mark Catherall I simulate racing cars, F1 cars mainly, but recently Formula E cars too! Motor Zone November 2016
Masha Folk I try to make jet engines eat less fuel by making the turbine inside work better Motor Zone November 2016
Dominique Anderson The motor whisperer Motor Zone November 2016
Andrei Ilie Making sure cars are built correctly Motor Zone November 2016
Sarah Hunt 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 Zone November 2016
Mateusz Jozko Control System Engineer – I make the things moving ! Robotics Zone March 2017
Katie Pavey I help car companies to build their cars with robots – robots are much faster and more accurate than us humans! Robotics Zone March 2017
Iulia Motoc Working with companies and helping them get incentives from the HMRC Robotics Zone March 2017
Daniel Morse I 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 Zone March 2017
Zach Welshman Using medical images and computer programming to describe biomechanics of the foot and ankle. Artificial Body Zone March 2017
Zoe Lonsdale Civil Engineer specialising in water and sewage Ampere Zone March 2017
Dmitry Dereshev I connect people working in cybersecurity, so that we can make your phones, gadgets, and the internet safer! Robotics Zone March 2017
Andres Rivero I research on morphing wings for aircraft Ampere Zone March 2017
Andy Woods I’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 Zone March 2017
Emma Ryan I 3D print spaceships, satellites and armoured fighting vehicles out of metal. Ampere Zone March 2017
Shahil Juggernath I build wind farms in Africa Ampere Zone March 2017
Sheryl Williams My 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 Zone March 2017
Alejandra Aranceta I research new ways that your body could connect to a machine in order to improve driving prosthetic hands Artificial Body Zone March 2017
Ana Gallego I design components for artificial legs Artificial Body Zone March 2017
Siobhan Duncan 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 Zone March 2017
Sophie Cox I’m trying to repair the human body by understanding diseases better and designing/making/manufacturing new implants Artificial Body Zone March 2017
Todd Burton In a nutshell: Kidney tissue engineering Artificial Body Zone March 2017
Ollie Morris Working with intelligent autonomous vehicles Robotics Zone March 2017
Alessandra Treviso I create virtual models of airplanes or car components to make sure they work before they are produced. Smart Materials Zone June 2017
Tony Anson I am a Biomedical Engineer, “inventing” medical devices, particularly cardiovascular and orthopaedic implants, also finding solutions in a practical way for other engineering problems, including aerospace, automotive and manufacturing. Smart Materials Zone June 2017
Stacey Marple My role is developing coatings, I am working on the Navy’s aircraft carrier deck. Smart Materials Zone June 2017
Rebecca Bennett I design and develop textile materials that are used in high performance sports Smart Materials Zone June 2017
Niamh Ryall I’m trying to make a new kind of solar panel. Smart Materials Zone June 2017
Dimitrios Fantanas I work with spray deposited novel transparent conductive materials for touch sensors and other applications. Smart Materials Zone June 2017
Mark Ellis I design high power lithium-ion batteries for use in electric cars on the road and the racetrack. Future Transport November 2017
Emma Grayshon A civil engineer working in transport planning and engineering Future Transport November 2017
Holly Miller I write the processes to build cars and check the parts will go together. Future Transport November 2017
Katie Plant Future Transport November 2017
Kayleigh Messer Vehicle performance engineer at Renault Sport F1 Future Transport November 2017
Craig Allison Future Transport November 2017
Miriam Ricci I study what people think about transport innovations, such as driverless cars Future Transport November 2017
Eleanor Sherwen Product Design Engineer for Brompton Bicycles Ltd Future Transport November 2017
Joshua Hosking I'm a student, so I do a good mix of learning and making! Mole Zone November 2017
Andy Woods I’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. Future Transport November 2017
Alya Shahroom I am a Graduate Engineer Future Transport November 2017
Carson Vogt I use robots to help me create scenes for virtual reality. Mole Zone November 2017
Diana Mathew I work in the Satellite Communications industry and my work is to make sure projects run smoothly and finish on time and within the budget it is allocated. Mole Zone November 2017
Jo Collins My job is to sell air! Mole Zone November 2017
Priyanka Dhopade Jet engines get hot; the bits inside can break or melt; I make sure they don’t. Future Transport November 2017
Rumman Chowdhury I’m in charge of Responsible and Ethical AI at the biggest tech consulting company in the world. Artificial Intelligence Zone November 2017
Pooja Narayan My work is to innovate new ways of doing things.. I do that by writing softwares.. Artificial Intelligence Zone November 2017
Petros Papapanagiotou I develop smart software that helps people work better together. I work with NHS doctors quite a lot. Artificial Intelligence Zone November 2017
Greg Chance I work with robots that can help people! Artificial Intelligence Zone November 2017
Giuseppe Cotugno I develop software that instructs industrial machines to separate good food from bad one. To do so, I program microcomputers embedded in an electronic circuit to activate different devices that feed the machine, eject the bad food or control the sensors and lights. Sometimes I also work on the software that allows a human worker to configure and monitor the machine Artificial Intelligence Zone November 2017
Fran Zuch Product Analyst - Now what is that? I am a translator between our clients and developers and the software we would like to build Artificial Intelligence Zone November 2017
Matt Vickers Process Safety Consultant working wherever I'm needed... Mole Zone November 2017
Omar Mustufvi I work for Jaguar Land Rover designing the vehicles of the future- Hybrids. Future Transport November 2017
Olivia Stodieck I’m using new composite materials to design the aircraft wings of the future, to make aircraft more efficient and eco-friendly. Future Transport November 2017
Rachel Bennett I have almost 10 years experience in the Rail Industry working for Consultants Future Transport November 2017
Lauren Ashmore I make sure people are warm and they have hot water! Mole Zone November 2017
Alex Moldovan My work is focused on using apps to help with the development of medicine. Health Zone November 2017
Rhys Phillips At work, I look at how to protect aeroplanes against lightning strikes. Future Transport November 2017
Carmel Howe PhD Student trying to find a new way of detecting brain activity. (& teaching assistant) Health Zone November 2017
Kathryn Thomas I'm an Engineering PhD student who is working to make a coating that kills bacteria but doesn't hurt your body's cells. Health Zone November 2017
Sean Doherty I work on developing a device to control people's bladders... to help people with nerve injuries Health Zone November 2017
Stephen Lang I am a Chartered Engineer, one of the engineers responsible for bringing artificial limbs into the 21st century Health Zone November 2017
Valerie Bentivegna I am a PhD student trying to find methods for studying "biomechanics", which looks at the physics of cells and tissues. Health Zone November 2017
Andrew Constantine Millimetre Zone March 2018
Alexander Burke I try to understand how black holes move in space, also, as a consequence, how they affect the space they move in! I am very interested in the maths and physics Einstein and Stephen Hawking (RIP) were involved in! Space Telescope Zone March 2018
Hermine Schnetler I am a systems engineer and is therefore responsible to design and build amazing instruments that can be used by the UK and European astronomers to work out anything and everything about the universe. Space Telescope Zone March 2018
Angus Gallie I work as a mechanical design engineer at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, for an organisation called the UK Astronomy Technology Centre Space Telescope Zone March 2018
Guy Rixon I build and maintain software for two space missions: we find exploding stars and new planets Space Telescope Zone March 2018
Christine Simpson I'm interested in training computers to detect real gravitational waves from things like black holes eating eachother Space Telescope Zone March 2018
Victoria Herbert I work as an Electrical Engineer helping to design Water and Sewage Treatment Centres. Millimetre Zone March 2018
Clare Causier Engineer fixing stuff which is not working properly Millimetre Zone March 2018
Rhys Edwards I am responsible for safety & technical management of the NATO Submarine Rescue System Millimetre Zone March 2018
Joshua Schofield I help design and make instruments used by scientists to take precision measurements of the world around us. Millimetre Zone March 2018
Demi Ademuyewo I am currently helping my company win more work in the rail industry. Millimetre Zone March 2018
Helen O'Brien I'm the Instrument Manager for the magnetometer instrument which will fly on the Solar Orbiter satellite, flying closer to the sun than anything has gone before. Satellite Zone March 2018
Hollie Heard I develop processes and equipment for producing metallic and ceramic coatings to be used in some of the most extreme environments such as rocket thrusters. Satellite Zone March 2018
Matt Cosby I talk to Spacecraft around Mars Satellite Zone March 2018
Phil Allen Spacecraft Engineer in a Small Satellite Company Satellite Zone March 2018
Stephen Williams A Software Engineering working on Satellite Data Recorders. Satellite Zone March 2018
Sylwia Nikel I'm GIS specialist with 12 years experience. GIS stands for Geographical Information Systems. Satellite Zone March 2018
Sophie Louth I use a 3D printer to make new metal bones, and research ways to do it even better! Artificial Body Zone June 2018
Xu Teo I work in the Client Services team and handle interactions with customers, satellite operators and handle a range of technical tasks such as image processing. Space Zone June 2018
Ian Artificial Body Zone June 2018
Chung Han Chua I make hands of varying quality. Artificial Body Zone June 2018
Cat Macleod I work as a Clinical Scientist at NHS Greater Glasgow and clyde Artificial Body Zone June 2018
Boris Mocialov I teach machines to understand sign languages that are used by the deaf people. Also, I am building a robot to teach kids that robotics is very simple Artificial Body Zone June 2018
Kathryn Burrows 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. Space Zone June 2018
Leah-Nani Alconcel I work in a lab that builds scientific instruments, specifically magnetometers, for robotic spacecraft studying the Solar System. Space Zone June 2018
Sufia Fatima Making Stainless Steel slippery to reduce friction Artificial Body Zone June 2018
Ian Jones CEO at Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd Space Zone June 2018
Hina Khan I am the Project Coordinator for space mission activity and applications with Spire Global UK, a satellite data company using nanaosatellites it improve the world we live by monitoring, tracking, and predicting changes in the world around us. Space Zone June 2018
Andrew Margetts-Kelly My work is very varied, I design electronics but also work on cameras, systems (a fancy word basically meaning playing with lego) and also on propulsion systems (the rockets). Space Zone June 2018
Robson Witts I work in a highly skilled multicultural team of engineers to create deploy-able satellite structures for the space industry. Space Zone November 2018
Chris Neale Cloud Engineer Millisecond Zone November 2018
Reshma Vora I Work for NAVBLUE which is part of Airbus as a Product Application Specialist Space Zone November 2018
Raam Shanker I Love Being an Engineer, as I Believe I Help in Changing the World Space Zone November 2018
Pauline Issard I'm the founder and director of Trackener, revolutionising horse care with technology. I make sure everything is going well in the product development so that the customers are happy with the product! Millisecond Zone November 2018
Michelle Hands I am a Construction Site Engineer Millisecond Zone November 2018
K-Jo O'Flynn I work in a company called Oxford Space Systems where I am a maintenance engineer putting together antennas and other space technologies. Space Zone November 2018
Fidel Olaye I test and fix electronics that are used in submarines. Millisecond Zone November 2018
Henry Watts An engineer / salesman in a defence company Millisecond Zone November 2018
Alison Dufresne I'm a space propulsionn engineer! Space Zone November 2018
Sophie Rimmer I am a researcher - I work in the lab and look at lab results to make a machine use less energy. Millisecond Zone November 2018
Samuel Bancroft I work in the tech team, developing code to process data from live satellites, in order to discover things going on back down on Earth. Space Zone November 2018
Andrew Ratcliffe Head of Launch Systems Space Zone March 2019
Rachel Hudson I help to build and test instruments for two ESA missions to Jupiter and the Sun. Space Zone March 2019
Brian Weaver I use satellites that fly 20,000 km around the Earth to guide driverless tractors in farms, or ships in the ocean, all around the world! Space Zone March 2019
Douglas Wragg Road Transport Consultant Engineer Milligram Zone March 2019
Alistair McConnell Designing and building robotic sensor nodes for monitoring offshore structures Milligram Zone March 2019
Oliver Moore Energy Zone March 2019
Lesley Colquhoun Connecting the world subsea! Energy Zone March 2019
Leah Morgan I look after all the important equipment that physicists use to create the hottest place in the solar system (next door to my office!). Energy Zone March 2019
Hannah Griffin I lead a group of software and systems engineers to build computer systems used by scientists from around the world. Energy Zone March 2019
Graeme Burt I design and build particle accelerators, teach students, and get to play with the coolest toys (ahem, scientific instruments) humans have ever made. Energy Zone March 2019
Christopher Youens Spacecraft Operations Engineer Space Zone March 2019
Charlene Chung I construct and investigate hydraulic models of sewer systems. Ever thought about what happens to the dirty water flushed from toilets, down from the kitchen, bathroom and utility rooms? Well I deal with that! I use computer and mapping software to investigate flood risk and flood mechanisms, ensuring that the sewer systems are fit for purpose and suitable for future growth. Milligram Zone March 2019
Aleks Sokol I give people electricity! Energy Zone March 2019
Shruti Turner I'm in my second year of my PhD, which means I'm at university researching into a topic that is really interesting to me. I'm researching into artificial limbs for people who have lost their legs, known as prosthetics. Milligram Zone March 2019
Mark Bentley Workshop Manager - Biology Research Workshop Milligram Zone March 2019
Vinita Marwaha Madil I plan operations at the European Space Agency (ESA) for future human spaceflight projects, including the European Robotic Arm, a new robotic arm for the International Space Station (ISS) and work on astronaut/cosmonaut training. Space Zone March 2019
Pam Anderson I am the European Space Agency Business Applications Ambassador for Scotland & Northern Ireland - I help people understand how they might use space technology for the benefit of life on Earth Space Zone March 2019
Faranak Bahrami working to make lighter aeroplanes and cars to make them more economical and environmental friendly. Milligram Zone March 2019
Ryan Smith I design electronics for scientific instruments that go onto spacecraft Milliampere Zone June 2019
Nadine Priestman Ensuring that Rolls-Royce testbeds worldwide have 24/7 cover. Also ensure that General Development (GD) kits are processed. Milliampere Zone June 2019
Matt Keith I recycle carbon fibre reinforced plastic - the stuff which makes up planes, wind turbines, high performance cars and top-end sports equipment! Milliampere Zone June 2019
Emma Hancock I am a Software Engineering Apprentice in my second year at University doing a degree in Digital and Technology Solutions. I am currently working on software for detector systems. Milliampere Zone June 2019
Daniel Wye Flight Controls Lead Engineer for F-35B / Lightning II Jet Fighter Milliampere Zone June 2019
Allanah Green BT Provide products and Serviced to over 180 countries making sure they are connected 24/7. Milliampere Zone June 2019
Will Smith I help design and build control systems for particle accelerators. They are used to find out the structure of everything from ancient paintings to cancer tissue. Detection Zone November 2019
Lulu Buford I design gas pipelines for a laboratory. The laboratory looks for 'dangerous' elements in samples that need special environments to help detect the different elements. Detection Zone November 2019
Fahim Dhalla I work at CERN as a cryogenics mechanical engineer. I work on many aspects related to liquid helium cooling systems, from design to build, to help test new super conducting magnets. Detection Zone November 2019
Chris Parmenter I design cameras, and other scientific equipment, for use in space. Detection Zone November 2019
Candice Basson I use one of the world's largest particle detectors to look for new tiny building blocks of our universe Detection Zone November 2019