About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, and engineers like Martin Chan help to create ways of travelling across it. From transporting products to different countries, to protecting the seas and helping get energy from under the sea-bed, Martin helps Rolls-Royce create the propellers, boats or products their customers need.
Lorena has studied and worked in Spain, Italy and now England. She thinks that creating a team of engineers from different backgrounds, with different opinions, is the best way to solve any complex engineering problem.
Today was the day I re-enrolled for my 2nd year at Plymouth University… I’m starting to feel scared, but excited to be learning new engineering skills that will help me be a better engineer in the future.
Let’s get one thing straight, I am passionate about engineering – like really passionate, to the point that family members have been worried about how excited I get looking at the underside of a bridge
From acrobatic elephants to Robbie Williams' giant head, James Solly tells us about how he's helped artists and creatives make some incredible structures - as well as how he got started in engineering!
Nazia Ali is a graduate working in the Body Engineering department at Jaguar Land Rover. She's part of the team behind the distinctive shape of their vehicles, as well as the less obvious, but equally important things that go on inside the cars!
As an automation engineer, Ben Phillips gets to go behind the factory gates of West End musical production Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We found out what working on a world-class theatre production involves.
Jennie's watching you... to help keep you safe on the roads! She's an apprentice Traffic Maintenance Engineer at Transport for London watching over London's traffic lights, signposts and junctions to keep everyone safe as they drive to work!
40% of UK carbon emissions come from the built environment, and building services engineers like Sally are helping make buildings more sustainable, as well as more comfortable places to live, learn or work, looking at heating, humidity, CO² levels and more.
Regina’s an apprentice tunnelling engineer working on London’s Crossrail. London's a busy place and it needs Europe’s largest current construction project to keep it running smoothly! Regina took us 30 metres underground to tell us more.
Dr David James is a sports engineer and course leader for the Sports Engineering MSc at Sheffield Hallam University. Read about how he helps big sports companies, sports governing bodies and professional teams in their quest for cutting-edge sports equipment.
Cars and road vehicles are responsible for almost a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK in 2012 and Steve Large hopes to make a dent in this figure working as an engineer to create electric car charging points.
Chris has an ice cool engineering job making ice creams in Naples, in Italy - the home of modern ice cream. He helps make the swirling Cornetto patterns on a large scale for people in parks the world over.
If you’re engineering parts for planes, trains or nuclear plants, how do you measure how well they’re working? How do you know if they’re feeling the strain in certain areas or might break? And how can you do this with objects made of metal, when it might not be obvious to the human eye?
Whether she’s chasing radio pirates or helping aeroplanes to land safely, no two days are the same for Sara Salim. Sara works as a Radio Spectrum Engineer for Ofcom, making sure we get crisp and clear radio, television and mobile phone signals. Tomorrow’s Engineers spoke to Sara about the buzz of engineering and the glamour of her job behind the scenes.
Richard Kirkland got into engineering through his love of tinkering with mountain bikes, motorbikes and restoring cars. He got into his current role as an Electrical Maintenance Engineer through an apprentice with a well-known international car manufacturer...
James works as a sports engineer at the International Tennis Federation in south-west London. He helps to keep a balance between tradition and technology in this forward-thinking sport, covering balls, rackets, court surfaces and footwear. We took a trip down to their testing lab to find out more.
Engineers like Drew work in developing countries, helping generate local electricity, creating access to clean water, developing basic transport and more. Find out how Drew uses his knowledge and practical engineering skills to bring power to the people of a remote village in Malawi…
Ian Rawlings has to use all his engineering experience to keep trains moving on the London Underground as well as updating the trains, tracks and signalling systems at the same time - a difficult, important and rewarding job!
After finishing school, Josh Brough decided he wanted to earn and learn at the same time. He took an apprenticeship with Siemens and now works on the electronic and electrical devices that help drive rollercoasters!
Walking, running and moving are things that most people can luckily take for granted much of the time. But, if you have an injury or disability this can make these activities more difficult. This is where rehabilitation engineering comes in. Everybody is different and engineers like Louise help design equipment that will work for a particular person.
We use energy for electricity and fuel every day and Hani Baluch helps power all our energy needs. Hani Baluch works out in the field as a graduate petroleum engineer for BP, putting safety procedures into place to maximise oil and gas production from wells.
Engineers like Yasmin Ali work out how to get oil and gas from deep out of the ground, often from challenging locations like the middle of the sea, and back onto land where we want to use it to power our televisions, computers and more!
Jasmine Mucenieks takes new chemical formulations for hair care products fresh from the lab and works out the best way to produce these on a large scale. This is to make new products ready for the mass-market, so you can buy them from a shop near you!