Whatever your background, engineering can help you be the difference in the world. From movie makers to robot builders, from classroom learners to globetrotters, our heroes reveal why they chose engineering and how they followed their passions into a rewarding career.
“We’re building a new mini space station, which will be in orbit around the moon. And from that space station, astronauts will be able to land on the moon in the 2030s.”
“We’ve been to launch our business in Las Vegas, but we’ve also been able to travel around Europe, testing the product, and we’ve more plans to do testing in Cuba and Mexico. It’s great to be able to travel the world while doing your job.”
“When I was 16, I had this idea of engineering being something very technical, very manly, but it’s not. What is great about engineering is the variety. There is something for everyone.”
“Engineering and creativity are the same thing. Engineering is solving problems and to solve problems, to be able to find different answers, you need to be creative.”
“To me, engineering means trying to make the world a better place. A big motivation is the fact that the technology we develop helps people directly.”