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Supporting the national drive to inspire more women to build careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), CSIC features a series of interviews to showcase the talent and diversity of women working in science and engineering with CSIC.

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CSIC champions women in science and engineering - Didem Gurdur Broo

Name: Didem Gurdur Broo - CSIC Research Associate Background – how and why did you get into engineering? I have always been interested in how things work and I was lucky to have a family who encouraged me to disassemble things to see what they had inside. Other than a few toy cars belonging to my...

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Maggie Palaeologou, Senior Tunnel Design Engineer

Name: Maggie Palaeologou, Senior Tunnel Design Engineer, UnPS Ltd (Morgan Sindall) on secondment at CSIC in 2017 - 2018 • How and why did you get into engineering? Actually I chose engineering in order to avoid becoming a doctor (there’s a stereotype in my home country that best pupils should...

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Timea Nochta, Research Assistant in Urban Systems and Infrastructure at CSIC

Name: Timea Nochta, Research Assistant in Urban Systems and Infrastructure at CSIC • How and why did you get into engineering? I suppose engineering is an obvious choice after a degree in Architecture and a PhD in Social Science. Joking aside, I think that there is a growing interest and...

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Viorica Pătrăucean, Research associate, CSIC

Name: Viorica Pătrăucean, (Former) Research Associate, CSIC • How and why did you get into engineering? It was at high school in Romania that I had my first encounter with computer programming and it was love at first sight. Being able to programme a computer to solve a task fully automatically...

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Bingyu Zhao, PhD student at CSIC

Name: Bingyu Zhao, (Former) PhD student at CSIC • What attracted you to engineering? I became interested in engineering when I was little after seeing my dad, a chemical engineer, working in a lab in my hometown Fushun in China. I just thought it was the coolest work place. After high school, I...

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Nicole Badstuber, Research Assistant in Urban Systems and Infrastructure

Name: Nicole Badstuber, (Former) Research Assistant in Urban Systems and Infrastructure • How and why did you get into engineering? I was fascinated by all the ‘invisible’ things that make a city work from a young age – the city’s infrastructures that provides us with clean water, electricity, and...

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