The great advantage of plastics is their...
I have worked for Arup for 18 years as a facade engineer and materials engineer. I have designed all sorts of things out of glass but started my career designing domestic appliances!
For me, engineering is about designing and making useful things out of materials using processes. I lead the materials practice where we focus on the materials and manufacturing knowledge used by our designers for the built environment. Making materials work, is how I sum up our purpose.
My big picture goal is for society to master its use of materials and processes so that we can develop in harmony with our environment.