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Thank you from your winner – Stacey!

Students, we want to hear from you too! Click here to go to your profile survey and tell us what you think for a chance to win a £20 voucher! I am amazed and honoured that you have voted me to be the winner of I’m an Engineer – Smart Materials zone! I even did a victory dance when I found out. Thank you all so much for taking part and making it a great event. Similarly thanks go to the other engineers, who have taken part and contributed so much: Niamh, Alessandra, Becky, Dimitrios and Tony. Without them the myriad of clever, witty and challenging questions would not have been answered so expertly. I have been continually impressed over the past 2 weeks by the enthusiasm of the students to engage with the engineers and really be involved in the event. I loved the manic, finger cramping chats and being challenged by students … Continue reading

Posted on June 28, 2017 by modantony in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Smart Materials Zone winner: Stacey Marple Hard luck to Alessandra Treviso and Dimitrios Fantanas but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science and engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the questions at the top, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on June 23, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Rebecca Bennett This leaves just “Happy driven engineer” Stacey Marple, “Curious, determined, enthusiast” Alessandra Treviso and “Greek EngD student” Dimitrios Fantanas to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on June 22, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Niamh Ryall The engineers left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of science and engineering? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see new questions at the top. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.  

Posted on June 21, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Tony Anson One engineer will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions. And remember, you can comment on questions the engineers answer. Do you think the engineer is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on June 20, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Who’s Taking Part: June 2017

The Smart Materials Zone is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Engineers Tony Anson | Brunel University London I “invent” things to treat disease, especially surgical devices that use “smart materials” Stacey Marple | Monitor Coatings Ltd Creating and applying surface coatings, currently working on the new Royal Navy Air Carriers to allow jets to land vertically on the deck Niamh Ryall | University of Leeds I use nanomaterials to make a new kind of solar panel, so we can try and copy what plants do. Dimitrios Fantanas | University of Surrey and M-Solv Ltd I am doing an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) degree on transparent conductive materials that can be used on touch sensors, solar cells and smart windows Rebecca Bennett | Speedo International I design and develop textile materials that are used in high performance sports Alessandra Treviso | National Composites Centre I create virtual models of planes or car parts to find … Continue reading

Posted on June 1, 2017 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment