Engineered in your Imagination

Engineered in your Imagination

Professor Danielle George will deliver a lecture “Engineered in your Imagination” at St Peter’s School on Wednesday 10 February at 7pm.

Engineered in your Imagination

A revolution is happening. Across the world people are taking control of the devices we use every day, customizing them, creating new things and using the sparks of their imagination to change the world. Now it’s your turn.

Inspired by the great inventors Electrical and Electronics Engineer, Professor Danielle George is tinkering for the 21st century.  Using the full array of cutting-edge devices available to us today: 3D printers, new materials, online collaboration and controlling devices through coding, Danielle will examine the new rules of invention and show you how to use modern tools and technologies to have fun, transform everyday items and make a difference.

Tickets for the lecture are free and are available on our Eventbrite page. If you have any enquiries or accessibility requirements please telephone us on 01904 527315 or email events@stpetersyork.org.uk

Please either print off your ticket or display it to us on your smartphone or tablet on the evening.

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About the speaker

Danielle George

Danielle George is a Professor in Microwave Communication Engineering and is the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Manchester Univeristy. After completing her PhD at Manchester University, her early work saw her contribute to the design and development of some of the most sensitive instruments ever produced for radio astronomy, and she was awarded a Professorship at the age of only 38.

She is involved in the $1 billion next generation of astronomical instrument called the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), and her research interests have expanded into communications in aerospace and wireless sensor networks.

In 2014, Danielle became only the sixth woman in 189 years to deliver Royal Institution Christmas Lectures on ‘How to Hack your Home’, which were televised on the BBC.

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