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PhD alumnus reflects on his Brunel experience

Pin Lu

An involvement in the department and university community gave me a level of experience and confidence before starting my career.

Pin, Alumni, Research

Engineering Manager, Eminox Limited

Mechanical Engineering PhD - 2015

From China

Previous Institution

Jilin University - Master’s degree

Which country do you currently live in?

UK

Tell us about your educational and/or career journey since you graduated from Brunel?

My employment experience includes: Research Fellow at University of Bath; Engineer at Caterpillar; Engineering Project Leader at Jaguar Land Rover; and Technical Manager in Eminox Limited. I am also an MBA candidate at Imperial College Business School.

What does a typical day at work involve for you?

Engineering project management and business development.

What’s been the highlight of your career journey so far?

New product and future technology development in the automotive industry.

How would you say your Brunel experience has helped you to get where you are today?

I gained a solid knowledge-base when I studied at Brunel. An involvement in the department and university community gave me a level of experience and confidence before starting my career.

Why did you choose to study at Brunel and why would you recommend Brunel to others?

Good academic record and excellent professors in my area.

What is your best memory of studying here?

Students’ Union activities.

If you could give one piece of advice to current Brunel students, what would that be?

Proactively join various academic and social events.

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