Laura Anne Davies
Aerodynamics Design Engineer, Red Bull Racing (F1)
The excitement, innovation, teamwork and pace of projects [at F1] overrules the risk.
WHAT DO YOU DO?
I design aerodynamic surfaces for computational fluid dynamic simulations, design and integrate mechanical/aero parts for wind tunnel models for aero testing.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS FIELD?
F1 is a fast paced engineering environment, that understandably comes with career risks but the excitement, innovation, teamwork and pace of projects overrules the risk.
WHAT DO YOU LOOK AT & THINK, "I WISH YOUNGER ME WOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS WAS POSSIBLE?"
I do not have any regrets with regards to how I have achieved anything. I wish I knew the options we’re available, prior to them becoming available to me.
WHY DO YOU LOVE WORKING IN STEM?
I look forward to being given the opportunity to innovate and be challenged in an environment with like minded individuals, as part of a team.
BEST ADVICE FOR NEXT GENERATION?
Be yourself and be the best version of you.
INSPO / FUN FACT
“Happiness is only real when shared.” Alexander Supertramp.