The best part of being an engineer and an artist is that, when asked to participate in events where you get the opportunity to educate the public, you get to have a freakin’ field day. While they say that engineering is a creative industry, that holds true only for certain values of creative; When an opportunity like this comes along, it’s the perfect opportunity to mesh the skills you use in your creative job and the knowledge you’ve developed inĀ  your day job.

While the general point of my life is to attempt to work towards a career in illustration and writing, I went into engineering because I freakin’ love applied science. Being able to design and build things using these principles is fascinating and empowering, and provides a unique perspective on everyday life. So when I get the opportunity to share my knowledge with the young, the curious and the enthusiastic, you bet I’ll jump on it! read more