Engineering Reimagined Podcast: Latest Episode

Episode 05: Moving to Mars: My childhood dream to live on the red planet

Dr Gabi Wojtowitz & Dr Adriana Marais | 24 April 2019 | 22:47

The expansion of our society beyond this planet is within reach according to NASA, which plans to send humans to Mars by the 2030s.

Dr Adriana Marais, one of Africa’s foremost physicists, chats with Aurecon’s Dr Gabi Wojtowitz about why she wants to move to Mars and how engineers can contribute to the pursuit of space discovery.

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29 May 2019
Episode 6
How can diversity influence design?

About Engineering Reimagined

 

Throughout history, engineers have been leaders in inventing and creating some of society’s most ground-breaking developments. Just think of the Egyptian pyramids, Roman viaducts, the aeroplane, skyscrapers – the list is endless!

But what role do engineers play today, and what does the future hold?

Welcome to Engineering Reimagined. In this podcast series we will explore how, like engineers, people from all walks of life are reimagining the future and their leadership roles in it.

Technology is disrupting our world at a faster rate than any other change in our history. To meaningfully contribute, and to continue to lead society in some of its greatest advancements, engineering needs to be reimagined. Humanity still depends on engineering to help solve the wicked problems our world faces. Not only can engineers make things ‘work’; they can use smart thinking, combined with digital technologies, and a focus on human-centred outcomes to co-create a future in which communities and individuals can thrive.

Each episode will feature an interviewer speaking to a different guest. What can we learn from their compelling and inspiring stories to help us reimagine engineering, to lead the world to a better future?

Meet podcast narrator, Kalay Maistry

Veteran broadcaster and the Africa Marketing and Communications Business Partner at Aurecon, Kalay Maistry, lends her voice-over abilities to Engineering Reimagined as the podcast series narrator.

Following a highly successful career in broadcasting, which included her role as Southern Africa Correspondent at global television network Al Jazeera English, Kalay now uses her natural storytelling expertise to enable brands to connect with their customers.

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