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School of Mechanical Engineering

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Emily BurnsEmily Burns
MEng Medical Engineering

"Choosing the University of Leeds was very easy, especially when I considered the whole student experience and the strong medical links within the region."

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Andrew ShovlinAndrew Shovlin
BEng Mechanical Engineering

"Today I am Chief Race Engineer for the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team, still using the knowledge, techniques and computer skills I first learned at Leeds as both an undergraduate student and during my PhD."

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Sian OwenSian Owen
MEng Automotive Engineering

"The skills and experiences I gained at Leeds have helped me to get the graduate job I really wanted in the powertrain department at Jaguar Land Rover."

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Constantin NeacsuConstantin Neacsu
MEng Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

"My experiences at Leeds and Cummins have broadened my professional spectrum, revealing exciting new possibilities for my future in a wide range of industries."

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Sarah GriffithsSarah Griffiths
MEng Mechanical Engineering


"I really enjoyed being able to work on a wide range of practical projects, from building buggies to making my own clamp made from basic materials."

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Tommy YipTommy Yip
MEng Mechatronics & Robotics

"My placement year was a great experience for me, it gave me a taste of the working environment in a global company and helped me understand the importance of team-work."

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Esme LowethEsme Loweth
MEng Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

"Alongside teaching technical theory, the course develops skills which are fundamental for students wishing to pursue a career in industry or academia."

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Adam WagenfieldAdam Wagenfield
MEng Mechanical Engineering

"I was one of three engineering students from the Faculty of Engineering given the opportunity to live and work in Japan at the Toyota Boshoku Corporation for 10 weeks."

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Ruth CoeRuth Coe
MEng Medical Engineering

"I am constantly inspired by the medical engineering research happening at Leeds and as a result want to pursue that further in the future."

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Abimbola OladokunAbimbola Oladokun
BEng Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

"During the first year of my course I became fascinated by the overlap between materials engineering and biology. How can we design materials for biological and medical applications?"

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Peter CulmerPeter Culmer
MEng Mechatronics

"I loved the fun, vibrant atmosphere of the city and university; there is something for everyone, but still on a scale that feels personal."

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