Welcome to the Lincolnshire Institute of Technology (LIoT), a collaboration of educators and employers. With centres across Lincolnshire, we have the common purpose of supporting the further development of Greater Lincolnshire’s economy by preparing the future and existing workforce.
LIoT is proud to contribute to the celebration of International Women in Engineering on 23 June 2021. Join our virtual event and hear from renowned female engineers on their work, why they chose engineering as a career, and their experiences of working in a sector that influences everything that surrounds us. See the full schedule below for more information.
13:00 Welcome from Professor Libby John, Head of Science at the University of Lincoln
13:10 Professor Mini Saaj, Space Engineering: A Rewarding Career, Lincoln School of Engineering
13:25 Shammi Rahman – PhD in Improving Safety Systems in Long Combination Vehicles
13:35 Imogen Stevens, Regional Product Development Manager for the Energy Performance Solutions, Siemens.
13:45 Dr Isabel Campelos, National Centre for Food Manufacturing – Engineering; Debunking the Myths
14:00 Roopika Ravikanna, PhD Student, Agri-Food Robotics from Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) AgriForwArdS
14:15 Live Question and Answer Session
Meet Roshni, a Fire Engineer at Aecom. Learn more about Roshni’s journey to training as a Fire Engineer and hear about how she is on a mission to keep people safe. Find out about everything being a Fire Engineer involves including designing buildings and making provisions to the fire brigade.
Meet Angela, a Mechanical Engineer at Arup. Learn more about Angela’s journey to becoming a Mechanical Engineer and hear about how she works to ‘make a house a home’ including working with homes, hotels, hospitals, and swimming pools to bring buildings to life and create pleasant environments to live and work.
Meet Anna, a Highway Engineer at Jacobs. Learn more about Anna’s journey to becoming a Highway Engineer and everything that the role involves including the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and tunnels to ensure safe and effective transportation of people and goods.
Discover the fantastic opportunities within the food and drink industry for engineers. Hear from Jake Norman, Head of Innovation at the engineering company OAL, as he talks about the career of a Robotics Engineer and all that it entails.
Lincolnshire Institute of Technology (LIoT) are unique collaborations between employers, higher, and further education providers. They are specialising in delivering higher-level technical skills which aim to help close skills gaps and improve productivity.
LIoT brings together the University of Lincoln, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, DN Colleges Group, Bishop Burton College, Boston College, Grantham College, Lincoln College, Lincoln UTC, Bakkavor Plc, and Olympus Automation Limited, with the support of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Siemens Energy UK, and CATCH.
Learn more about International Women in Engineering Day brought to us by the Women’s Engineering Society. Find out about the range of activities taking place in order to raise the profile of women in engineering and share the amazing career opportunities available to women and girls.