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My Story: Jamie D’Ath | MBDA #PortraitOfAnEngineer

Winner of the Mary George Memorial Prize For Apprenticies, Jamie recently entered the fourth year of her apprenticeship at MBDA, a leading missile and missile systems company.   Rotating around the business on placements, Jamie has been involved in a wide range of activities, from completing complex drawings for parts and assemblies, to analysing procurement statistics, to conducting trials.   Jamie is due to enter her final placement commencing January 2018, which has been decided by herself and her employers to be in the Trials department. When Jamie undertook her initial placement in Trials, she received the opportunity to take…

My Story: Ellie Wilson | SemLogistics #PortraitOfAnEngineer

Ellie is currently employed as an Instrumentation and Control Technician at SemLogistics, an Upper Tier COMAH oil storage facility in Pembrokeshire.   Having completed a four year apprenticeship, Ellie is now responsible for installing and maintaining all instrumentation and control systems on site.  

Awesome Engineers

Six young people meet six awesome engineers to ask questions to find out what it’s really like to be an engineer and why it is so awesome.  

Raspberry Pi’s Rob Bishop – Past, Present and Future of the Raspberry Pi

Rob Bishop, one of engineers involved with the development of the Raspberry Pi, delivers a talk on the educational mission and history behind the Raspberry Pi Foundation and a technical overview of the Raspberry Pi itself. He covers the motivation behind the creation of the Raspberry Pi and shows how the Foundation want to help deliver better computing education to the classroom through the creation of cheap, open computing devices.  

Raspberry Pi’s Eben Upton – Inspiring future generations with open hardware

In a world full of expensive, ‘closed’ consumer devices emerges the Raspberry Pi, a low-cost credit-card sized computer that can be plugged into a TV and a keyboard.   The hope is to see it being used by kids all over the world to learn programming, but it also serves as an ideal platform for hobbyists to try out new ideas.   Eben Upton talks about the transition from large, high performance systems to cheap, low power and potentially disposable hardware.   But what does the future hold for these innovative and disruptive products? Will threats to openness result in…

Raspberry Pi: The Tech Spec!

Ever wondered what the difference between the Raspberry Pi Model A and Raspberry Pi Model B is?   This video shows the spec for both the Raspberry Pi Model A and the Raspberry Pi Model B as well as weight,   February 2013 saw the 1st birthday of the Raspberry Pi. We at have been taken back by the versatility and power of such a tiny computer since Eben Upton provided us with an insight to the Raspberry Pi at the IET’s Young Professionals Event at Savoy Place, London, late 2012. With it being the 1st anniversary of the…

Workshops for Warriors

Workshops for Warriors is a nonprofit providing quality training and STEM educational programs for veterans and transitioning service members. Workshops for Warriors keeps their students at the forefront of manufacturing through hands-on training in advanced technologies like 3D printing.  

Western Tool & Mold Adopts Stratasys’ new Certified 3D Printing Solution for Aircraft Interiors

Hong Kong-based Western Tool & Mold serves the aerospace interiors market where airlines demand quick turnaround of replacement parts to improve supply chain efficiency, but are often challenged due to the unique geometries of individual components.   Stratasys is proud to support this effort with it’s recently launched Fortus 900mc Aircraft Interiors Certification Solution has been adopted to produce aircraft cabin components that meet stringent FAA and EASA certification requirements.  

Daihatsu Rolls Out Customized Car Design with Stratasys 3D Printing

Japan’s Daihatsu is the first automaker to offer mass customization with 3D printing. Using Stratasys (FDM) Fused Deposition Modelling, Daihatsu designers and engineers have created a set of 15 spectacular “effect skins” which are available in different combination for their Copen roadster. They’re created using Stratasys’ ASA material which provides the durability, UV resistance and aesthetic qualities automotive designers demand.  

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