Senior composites engineer

This video introduces Paul, a senior composites engineer for Lola Cars International. Paul explains his role in designing the structures that are made of carbon fibre for race cars such as the one featured in the video. He discusses the love of engineering he had when he was younger and how his maths, physics and design skills were used when studying aerospace engineering at university. Paul reveals some of the roles he has held throughout his career, including a university placement in a museum and flight testing planes. He also discusses his work-life balance.

This video can be a useful resource for teachers to help bring the career to life as part of a lesson. It can also be used by STEM Ambassadors running sessions in school and at STEM Clubs.

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