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Meet Inspirational Women in Engineering

Wiley works with global Authors, Editors and Editorial boards to publish quality, pioneering Engineering research. Here, we celebrate some of the inspirational women we have the pleasure to work with.

Thereza Macnamara
“Don‘t choose me because I’m a woman, choose me because I‘m the best”

Thereza Macnamara

Author: Introduction to Antenna Placement and Installation , BAE Systems (retired)
UK

Lucia Rapanotti
“[As Engineers we] change the world by building new artefacts . . . lots of it is radical, it‘s never been done before so there are lots of challenges . . . there is this duality between changing the world and at the same time having a foot in science . . . I love that”

Lucia Rapanotti

Editorial board, Expert Systems
The Open University, UK

Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
“I am in the 3D visualization field using Virtual and Augmented Reality. I like to simulate anything and see through the infinite world, any imaginative world as well as the universe”

Nadia Magnenat Thalmann

Editor-in-Chief, Computer Animation & Virtual Worlds
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Lucia Faravelli
“I . . . contributed to solve border technical problems with colleagues in Europe as well as in all the areas of the world, from Argentina to Canada, from Australia to China, from South Africa to Algeria”

Lucia Faravelli

Editor-in-Chief, Structural Control & Health Monitoring
University of Pavia, Italy

Sheila Bailey
“It is exciting to see your work being used on a spacecraft going to Mars or as the power system for the rover on the surface of the planet”

Sheila Bailey

Editorial board, Progress in Photovoltaics
NASA, USA

Marika Torbacke
“Engineering gives the possibility to improve life for many people. It offers opportunities for people to travel to different countries . . . [and] gives the possibility for people to communicate across nations all over the world”

Marika Torbacke

Author, Lubricants: Introduction to Properties and Performance
HEAD Engineering, Sweden

Maura Borrego
“Engineering is great training for solving all kinds of problems. There are lots of jobs in Engineering where you can help people, the environment, etc.”

Maura Borrego

Deputy Editor, Journal of Engineering Education
University of Texas, Austin, USA

Marie Oshima
“It is exciting to work with people from different backgrounds and create something new, hoping that we may contribute to . . . society”

Marie Oshima

Editorial board, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
The University of Tokyo, Japan

Hannele Holtinnen
“I work in applied research and I like that all the time new projects come with a feeling of doing new things”

Hannele Holttinen

Associate Editor, WIREs Energy & Environment
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Angele Reindersn
“My project about photovoltaic solar systems in a remote area of Indonesia . . . was very exciting . . . the location in the tropical forest was amazing and . . . the impact of the solar project on the quality of local electricity supply was very satisfying for the end-users”

Angèle Reinders

Editor-in-Chief, Photovoltaic Solar Energy: From Fundamentals to Applications (forthcoming) and The Power of Design: Product Innovation in Sustainable Energy
University of Twente, The Netherlands

Traci Nathans-Kelly
“Engineering changes the world, and we need plenty of positive perspectives to make that world whole, healthy, safe, equitable, and fair”

Traci Nathans-Kelly

Author: Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields
Cornell University, USA

Ivana Kovavic
“Every single day is different: new people, new activities, new knowledge – widening horizons in all respects!”

Ivana Kovacic

Author: The Duffing Equation: Nonlinear Oscillators and their Behaviour
University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Holly Krutka
“engineers are trained to use fundamental data and theory to solve some of the world's most pressing issues . . . In my job as an Editor, the most exciting thing about my job is learning about energy technologies that can reduce energy's impact on the natural world”

Holly Krutka

Executive Editor, Cornerstone: The Official Journal of the World Coal Industry
Shenhua Science & Technology Research Institute. Co. Ltd, USA

Ita Richardson
“Rather than just accepting at face value that the solution [users] tell you they want is actually what they want . . . for me as an engineer the outcome is more important, and . . . it is my job to give them the solution which will ultimately give them that outcome”

Ita Richardson

Editorial board, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process
University of Limerick, Ireland

Eileen Trauth
“What attracted me was the excitement of applying the principles of scientific investigation to study the phenomenon of information”

Eileen Trauth

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Information Systems Journal
Pennsylvania State University, USA

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