Kendrick Girls Grammar School, Year 7-13
University of Bath (Undergraduate & PhD)
Making snake arm robots at OC Robotics and testing bone substitute materials at the University of Bath.
Postgraduate researcher in the Centre for Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the University of Bath
University of Bath
Favourite thing to do in my job:
Using engineering principles to understand the human body and help develop equipment and implants that can help give people their life back when their body lets them down.
I develop moving models of human joints to use to test how implants move compared to the natural body.
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My Typical Day:
I spend most days doing a combination of reading papers to keep up to date, developing and building new test rigs, and carrying out experiments.
What I'd do with the prize money:
Spread the word about what engineering really is so that more people realise it is an exciting and varied discipline which plays a part in every part of our lives.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Hard working, Caring, Fun
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Sadly I don’t have any good anecdotes for this one … was a bit of a geek!