Engineers Making A Difference (inventors, Technicians, Scientists And Tech Entrepreneurs Changing The World, And How You Can Join Them)

Somara, Shini, Dr.; Šumberac, Manual; Allsuch Boardman, Adam
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By (author) Somara, Shini, Dr.; Illustrated by Šumberac, Manual; Illustrated by Allsuch Boardman, Adam
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Meet 46 engineers who are changing our world. Find out what makes them tick and how they create awe-inspiring technologies to improve our lives.


Engineers are the superheroes of the real world. They use their problem-solving skills to face down the biggest challenges we have, from creating clean energy to designing prosthetic limbs, from eliminating food shortages to programming AI to exploring the surface of Mars. In this book you’ll meet 46 engineers, from apprentices and lab technicians to university professors and start-up CEOs and hear what problems they are solving and why they love their jobs. Engineers are changing the world. Will you be one of them?

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"This book is accessible, inspiring and inclusive, with both men and women engineers featured."

Biographical note

Dr Shini Somara is passionate about making science and technology accessible to all, through a variety of media platforms. She transforms cutting-edge science into heartwarming and captivating stories. Shini’s recent work includes shows for the BBC, Channel 4, UKTV and PBS Digital. She has worked together with brands such as Williams Racing, Google, Dyson and National Grid, The Institute of Engineering and Technology and The Royal Academy of Engineering.  

Manuel Šumberac is a Croatian based illustrator and animator. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb where he was drawn towards the fascinating world of illustration. His work has been published and recognized in numerous book illustrations and book covers, such as Pinocchio, Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Steampunk Frankenstein, amongst many others. Manuel creates his illustrations using digital techniques combined with traditional media.

Adam Allsuch Boardmanis an illustrator based in Leeds, UK who constructs imagery to inform and amuse in a clear and concise manner. His work contains limited palettes, clean geometric shapes and exacting lines and has featured in museum exhibit displays around the UK, such as the Science and Media Museum. Adam has authored and illustrated two non-fiction titles; An Illustrated History of Filmmaking and An Illustrated History of UFOs, the former now translated in over 6 languages.

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Date Of Publication Mar 2, 2023
EAN 9781804660270
Contributors Somara, Shini, Dr.; Šumberac, Manual; Allsuch Boardman, Adam
Publisher What On Earth Publishing Ltd
Languages English
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Width 186 mm
Height 236 mm
Product Forms Hardback
Audience Age From 9 to 12, 13+
Availability in Stores Sin El-Fil, ABC Dbayeh, Hazmiyeh, Metro Mall, Hamra, ABC Verdun, ABC Achrafieh, Global
Weight 0.860000
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