International Women in Engineering Virtual Event

A Celebration of International Women in Engineering

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
14:30 Summary

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Women in Engineering Case Studies

Roshni, Fire Engineer

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.

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Angela, Mechanical Engineer

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.

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Jade, Combat Engineer

Meet Jade, a Combat Engineer in the Royal Engineers. Learn more about Jade’s journey to training as a combat engineer and all that her role involves including the building of bridges, purifying water, and much more.

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Anna, Highway Engineer

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.

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Industry Case Study - Robotics Engineer at OAL

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. 

Careers in Engineering

Discover a range of Engineering roles from a Mechanical or Electronics Engineer to an Aerospace or Robotics Engineer. Use this resource to find out more about the different qualification pathways available in order to become a part of the future of engineering.

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Engineering at Lincoln

As the first new Engineering school in the UK for more than 20 years, at Lincoln, we recognise the importance of engineering to the future of the UK economy. The School of Engineering combines state-of-the-art R&D and teaching facilities with research-informed teaching and industrial links.

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