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Create a smarter future through smart transport, green economy, robotics, automation, artificial intelligence or urban design.

Troy Poulter

Mr Fix-It
Troy got his career start with a Commonwealth Bank internship. Now he's working on CBA's chatbot, Ceba.

Fontaine Foxworth

Tech translator
Fontaine Foxworth connects the dots between different disciplines to make Google products come to life.

Tom Wright

Self-taught coder
Tom Wright, Site Reliability Engineering Manager at Google, describes himself as "a tinkerer who became obsessed with coding”

Karen Cogan

Graduate data analyst
Karen's Deloitte career path has been so rewarding, she's encouraging other young women to join the field.

Aleisha Amohia

Junior developer
Junior developer, Women in Tech president and VUW student Aleisha Amohia is breaking down barriers for young women studying engineering.

Renee Noble

Software engineering star
Software engineering grad Renee Noble is a developer for tech education start-up Grok Learning.

Angel Dixon

Activist for inclusion
Angel Dixon works on passion projects based on universal design and disability inclusion

Nicky Ringland

CS specialist
Computer science education expert Dr Nicky Ringland is passionate about developing tech teaching resources.

Sue Keay

Robotics researcher
Dr Sue Keay runs the world's first robotic vision research centre.

Francesca Maclean

Diversity consultant
Dr Francesca Maclean is an advocate for STEM diversity and inclusion and a consultant for engineering firm Arup.

Beth Jens

NASA engineer
NASA Engineer Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Jens is making interplanetary travel a real thing!

Dr Jake Whitehead

Change driver
Jake works in transport engineering, looking at the ways driverless cars and green vehicles will affect our transport infrastructure.

5 paths into engineering if you don’t ace your ATAR

alternative pathways into engineering
Stressed about getting an amazing ATAR score? The good news is that there are loads of alternative pathways that can lead to an awesome engineering career.

Premium gigs: STEM grads in insurance

The insurance industry isn’t all about premiums and claims. There is also cool modelling around how natural hazards may affect people’s lives and that requires experts in data and analytics

Meet the scientists with the skills to fight COVID-19

COVID-19
The global pandemic has shone a light on scientists with the skills to understand and fight back against COVID-19