CAITLIN MCCALL - Episode 034
CAITLIN MCCALL IS A SENIOR RESEARCH ENGINEER AT MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY CENTRE IN THE FIELD OF AUTOMATION AND ELECTRONICS.
Caitlin is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Previously she was a Materials and Manufacturing Engineer at Swansea University where she worked towards her ESPRC funded Engineering Doctorate in printed electronics for flexible packaging. She has published a paper in biosensors for glucose detection and is writing several more from her doctoral research.
In 2021 Caitlin was awarded a place in the prestigious WES Top 50 Female Engineers list and We Are The City Rising Star Award in 2022 for her contribution to the engineering industry.
Caitlin is passionate about developing peoples skill sets and supporting her community. She enjoys promoting engineering as Chair of the Womens Engineering Society (WES) Early Careers Board and member of the WES Event Directors Committee.
CAITLIN's show notes.
02.17 How Caitlin first became interested in engineering.
03.32 What route Caitlin took into the engineering industry.
05.50 How Caitlin thinks we can enthuse the next generation of talent in STEM.
08.24 What Caitlin's #1 piece of advice is for anyone thinking about a career in engineering.
11.32 Caitlin discusses her role as Chair of the Early Careers Board for WES and this is helping to inspire the next generation.
15.50 Caitlin discusses the difference between an Engineering Doctorate, which she is currently undertaking and a PhD.
17.38 Caitlin discusses the myths she'd like to dispel about engineering.
19.35 How can engineering better promote itself.
21.44 Caitlin discusses the challenges ahead for engineering.
23.18 Has Caitlin had any mentors.
24.24 How does Caitlin keep motivated.
26.08 Who has been Caitlin's biggest inspiration.
27.02 How does Caitlin continually develop herself.
28.06 What does the future hold for Caitlin.
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Dr Margi Vilnay is a Lecturer in Structural Engineering and Director of Public Engagement for the School of Science and Engineering at The University of Dundee.
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