Mechanical engineers are responsible for designing and building products used in many different fields including manufacturing, construction, health and transport. Mechanical engineers develop processes and products ranging from small components to large machinery or vehicle design. They can be involved in all stages of a product or process from the research and development through to installation.
Attributes: creative, communicative, hard-working
- The Primary Science Teaching Trust has a downloadable slideshow (PDF) about Danial Azahan and a downloadable slideshow (PDF) about Rafsan Chowdhury who are mechanical engineers.
- There is also a video of Rafsan Chowdhury in his place of work talking about what he does.
- It’s part of their resource A Scientist Just Like Me.