MEng Aeronautical Engineering student Carlota is spending a year in industry at Williams Racing.

Carlota

There are so many opportunities to get involved and learn about the role that people in other departments play – not only aeronautical engineers but also computer scientists, physicists and mathematicians. 

I’m developing a new tool to understand how air flow along our cars can affect their performance and have been analysing the data from our wind tunnel experiments. This tool will mean our team can assess newly designed car parts more accurately and make improvements.

I’ve learnt so much about the world of Formula One!"

 

 

Taking part in race weekend has been incredible. I listen in and transcribe the radio messages given by the engineer to the driver.

I’ve learnt so much about the world of Formula One! As well as the car’s performance, so much is about the communication with the driver.