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ENGINEERING THE PERFECT BAKE

ANDREW SMYTH, Aerospace Engineer, Baker and Presenter

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ENGINEERING SOUND

PROFESSOR DAVID HOWARD, Maker of synthesised human voices and writer of Apps and software for voice teaching

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HOW TO REBUILD THE WORLD FROM SCRATCH

PROFESSOR LEWIS DARTNELL, Astrobiologist and author of 'The Knowledge: how to rebuild our world from scratch'

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VIDEO GAMES CAN SAVE THE WORLD!

MAX SCOTT-SLADE, Launcher of games including The Heist series, Comatose, the Banana Dash series and High Speed Chase

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THREE BRIDGES

ROMA AGRAWAL, Structural engineer and designer of bridges, skyscrapers and sculptures, including the foundations and spire of The Shard

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ANDREW SMYTH

ANDREW SMYTH

Aerospace Engineer, Baker and Presenter

Aerospace engineer by day, baker by night, Andrew gained an enthusiastic following for his innovative creations when he reached the final of the Great British Bake Off last year.

Since his time in the tent, Andrew has worked on engineering and baking content across print, social media, radio and television with partners including the IET, BBC, ITV, TEDx and Warner Brothers.

He regularly presents "bakineering" demos and talks at Science and Food festivals and has even designed and baked a rotating jet engine cake for Prince William.

He currently works on future aircraft concepts at Rolls-Royce. He's passionate about showing how diverse and creative a career in engineering can be and has ambitions to become an engineering TV presenter.

 
       
       
 

Lewis Dartnell

LEWIS DARTNELL

Astrobiologist and author of 'The Knowledge: how to rebuild our world from scratch'

Research scientist, presenter and author

Lewis graduated from Oxford University with a First Class degree in Biological Sciences and completed his PhD at University College London in 2007.

He now holds the Professorship in Science Communication at the University of Westminster where his research specialises is in the field of astrobiology and the search for microbial life on Mars.

Lewis also held a STFC Science in Society Fellowship and is very active in delivering live events at schools and science festivals, working as a scientific consultant for the media, and appearing in numerous TV documentaries and radio shows.

Lewis has won several awards for his science writing and outreach work and regularly freelances for newspapers and magazine articles, and has published three books.

 
       
       
 

PROFESSOR DAVID HOWARD

PROFESSOR DAVID HOWARD

Maker of synthesised human voices and writer of Apps and software for voice teaching

Electronic Engineer interested in music technology, human voice production and choir singing.

David is the Founding Head of the Department of Electronic Engineering at Royal Holloway, University of London where September 2017 sees the first student intake.

David is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has held an EPSRC Senior Media Fellow, is a STEM Ambassador and he takes pride in his outreach work.

“We all have a voice but few know much about how it works; it’s a fascinating subject!”

 
       
       
 

MAX SCOTT-SLADE

MAX SCOTT-SLADE

Launcher of games including The Heist series, Comatose, the Banana Dash series and High Speed Chase

Max has launched a number of successful game IP’s over his 10 year career in games.

As a co-founder of Johnny Two Shoes in 2007, Max launched The Heist series that has gone on to achieve over 250 million plays. Max has also launched many other games played by millions of fans, including Comatose, the Banana Dash series and High Speed Chase.

Building games with film and commercial brands inspired Max to build the wildly successful iOS game in 2010 — Plunderland — with a metacritic score of 86 and over half a million downloads.

Sea Hero Quest, launched in early 2016 with Telekom, was the first game to enable anyone to help with dementia research. With over 2.2 million downloads in the first 2 months, Sea Hero Quest has collected over 7,000 years worth of data for scientists working towards a cure for dementia.

Sea Hero Quest won 9 Cannes Lions awards. Campaign Big Silver Award. Max speaks at events across the globe on game design and the disruptive impact of games on finance, education, health and science.

 
       
       
 

ROMA AGRAWAL

ROMA AGRAWAL

Structural engineer and designer of bridges, skyscrapers and sculptures, including the foundations and spire of The Shard

Structural engineer and designer of bridges, skyscrapers and sculptures, including the foundations and spire of The Shard.

 
       
       
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