"As far as learning opportunities go, there are clever people here, and if you are willing to learn, it’s very easy to soak up that wisdom."
I wanted to join a company that is hungry to achieve a technological breakthrough that will make the world a better place.
All hands-on deck. Due to our ambitious deadlines, it feels that there aren’t enough hours in the day. We do a good job at managing that stress, with table tennis in the hangar and an active/sporty community.
My team are working on the control system that governs the fuel cell operation. My role is to build simulation models that replicate the system so that we can test our control strategy in a simulated environment before connecting any real hardware. These are equation-based models built using Matlab, Simulink and Simscape. This enables a faster feedback loop from development to testing to improvement.
Hydrogen fuel cells are no doubt going to be a huge part of our future. Simply being in this space futureproofs your career as an engineer. As far as learning opportunities go, there are clever people here, and if you are willing to learn, it’s very easy to soak up that wisdom. I got to take part in a Simscape training course too which was really thorough and beneficial.
Being proud to tell people what you do. You also get to use your brain a lot.
Watching the plane take off for the first time and seeing how happy everyone was. Nobody can understate the importance of the first ever successful flight powered by a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell.