Student Internship Case Studies

The Space Research Centre is committed to ensuring that its work benefits emerging talent from science and engineering. The mechanical group within the SRC has established an internship programme which allows students to work on some of the most high profile space missions being run today. This page showcases the work performed by past and present undergraduate students.

Undergraduate Placements

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Benjamin Cowan

Mechanical Engineering Student

June 2016 - October 2016


Alex Lodge

Alex Lodge

Mechanical Engineering Student

July 2014 - September 2015

Alex Work
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Martin Flesch

Mechanical Engineering Student

June 2012-September 2012

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Nitin George

Mechanical Engineering Student

June 2011 - June 2012

Interferometry Analysis
Steve Lewis- Engineer

Steven Lewis

Mechanical Engineering Student

Dec 2010 - Sep 2011

Student Intern Thermal Analysis

Andy Gleadall

Mechanical Engineering Student

Jan 2009 - Sep 2010

MIRI before construction
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Prashant Dixit

Computer Science Student


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Thomas Garnier

Mechanical Engineering





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