Ben Evans and Clare Woods
Clare Wood and Ben Evans are both STEMNET ambassadors. They are research officers at the Civil and Computational Engineering Research Centre at Swansea University and are working on BLOODHOUND SSC, a supersonic car which is being designed to break the world land speed record.
Clare says: “By volunteering as a STEM Ambassador I get to work with young people who are really excited by real-life challenges such as BLOODHOUND SSC. I’d like to see lots more women becoming engineers in the future.”
Ben became fascinated with airplanes as a teenager and went on to study aerospace engineering at Cambridge. Ben says: “I’m working on one of the most exciting engineering challenges in the world. It doesn’t get better than that!”
Clare and Ben are pictured in an industrial wind tunnel at Southampton University. The computer modelling of fluid dynamics that they carry out is the equivalent of months of wind tunnel testing.
Photograph by Richard Cannon and provided by STEMNET.
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