Subject

30

Date & time

Tue, 30 Jun 2020
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Ticket price

£19 + VAT* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

In five highly interactive sessions our team of engineers will explore different types of engineering including civil, structural, mechanical and more. Each session also includes a Q&A session to quiz the engineers. Our aim is to encourage the uptake of Engineering at the highest level and instil curiosity in all.

Programme & speakers

How to build a 1000mph car Rob Bennett, Bloodhound SSC

The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Rob Bennett

About Rob Bennett

Rob Bennett is Chief Inspirer at BLOODHOUND SSC where he works tirelessly to inspire and motivate the next generations into careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Maths in a Spacesuit Jackie Bell, Imperial College London

Dr Jackie Bell will give us an insight into her career journey so far and the engineering needed to get in to space! She’ll explore the real-world (and in some cases out-of-this-world) problems engineers need to solve to send astronauts into space.

Jackie Bell

About Jackie Bell

Jackie is a Senior Teaching Fellow at Imperial College London. In 2017 Jackie took part in the BBC Science production ‘Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes?’.

Robotics and AI: Where next? Dave Cliff, University of Bristol

The rate of progress in computer technology over the last 50 years has been phenomenal, but we are close to hitting unavoidable limits. This forces us to think of new approaches and to draw inspiration from biology.

Dave Cliff

About Dave Cliff

Dave is a Fellow of the British Computer Society. In 2013 he co-wrote and presented a one-hour documentary TV programme called “The Joy of Logic”, broadcast by the BBC.

Recipe for a skyscraper Roma Agrawal, Structural Engineer

Ever wondered how the bridges, buildings and tunnels which surround us in the city were designed and built? Roma will show you how people, cars, nature and materials are turned into numbers to make sure our structures don’t collapse.

Roma Agrawal

About Roma Agrawal

Roma, an award winning broadcaster and structural engineer is described as “the new voice of women talking about science and engineering and making it cool” by The Telegraph.