Future Transport Zone
Funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering
All schools offered places in I’m a Scientist and I’m an Engineer UK will be able to give the parents and carers of their students access to this zone.
Rhys Phillips | Airbus
I look at how to protect aeroplanes against lightning strikes
Rachel Bennett | Arcadis Consulting
I help design the things that make the trains run
Priyanka Dhopade | University of Oxford
Jet engines get hot; the bits inside can break or melt; I make sure they don’t.
Omar Mustufvi | Jaguar Landrover
I work for Jaguar Land Rover designing the vehicles of the future- Hybrids.
Olivia Stodieck | University of Bristol
I’m using new composite materials to design the aircraft wings of the future, to make aircraft more efficient and eco-friendly.
Miriam Ricci | University of the West of England
I’m involved in a variety of different projects around new technologies in transport, including the VENTURER autonomous vehicle trial in Bristol
Mark Ellis | Johnson Matthey Battery Systems
I design high power lithium-ion batteries for use in electric cars on the road and the racetrack.
Kayleigh Messer | Renault Sports Racing
I’m a Performance Optimisation Section Leader, performing laptime simulations before every race
Katie Plant | University of Southampton
My work investigates human-machine interactions and how we design better machines and systems to support optimal human performance.
Holly Miller | Jaguar Land Rover
I help write the processes to build cars and check the parts will go together.
Emma Grayshon | Consultant working with Leeds College of Building and the Open University
I design new roads, help old roads to work and try to help people walk and cycle more.
Eleanor Sherwen | Brompton Bicycles
I am a design engineer for Brompton and I make folding bikes, including our new electric bike.
Craig Allison |University of Southampton
I work to reduce the amount of fuel people use when driving their cars, saving drivers money and protecting our environment.
Andy Woods | Siemens Rail Automation
I work in a team that designs systems to drive trains automatically.
Alya Shahroom | Bombardier Transportation
I am an Electrical Engineer and my working area is developing an advance train design takes into consideration current demand and requirements.