Liza – Mechanical Engineer

Profile from STEMNET’s Leading Light series of a new generation of young people using their STEM skills to push the boundaries, and to make the world a better and more exciting place to live.

“One day I’m in the laboratory testing materials for a new snowboard and the next I’m out trying it on the slopes.”Liza BrooksLiza Brooks is a mechanical engineer and co-founder of True Snowboards in Wiltshire. Liza uses her engineering skills to analyse the performance characteristics of different boards and develop new materials for them.
She then has the fun of testing them out on the slopes at Morzine in the French Alps.Liza is pictured testing one of her True Deviant snowboards. 

Profile courtesy of STEMNET
Photography by Richard Cannon