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Manal Makki – Mechanical Engineer

March 11, 2022

Having grown up with an affinity for science-fiction and a curiosity about all things that move, Manal Makki pursued a dual degree in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. During her undergraduate studies, she worked in Biomedical Research investigating cryopreservation with cancer cells. In parallel, she gained co-op experience in 3D Printing and engineering plastics. After graduation, Manal has worked for a few years in the automotive industry, designing the interiors of cars. This includes supporting their development from the digital phase, using 3D drawings, and traveling to manufacturing plants to support the physical phase right on the assembly line. Manal is deeply interested in design inspired by nature and innovation that is harmonious with the world around us.