“I thought this kind of technology only existed in sci-fi movies.”
In February, a rather unusual enquiry appeared in researcher Thomas Lundholm’s inbox. “We’re two 15-year-old girls with an interest in maths, physics and technology. We’ll be doing our work experience placement soon, would it be possible for us to do it at your department?”
And that’s how it came to be that, while their classmates worked at cafés, supermarkets and pet shops, Sonja Henriksson and Irma Monemi spent two weeks working at the Department of Production Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering.