Meet our speakers: Melissa Gartside

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Melissa is a Senior Materials Engineer at Caterpillar’s Europe Research and Development Centre in Peterborough.

She works within Advanced Materials Technology-UK providing materials engineering solutions to Caterpillar business units in the UK and Europe. She has an undergraduate degree in Materials Science and Technology from the University of Birmingham. Her career has been spent working as a materials engineer for engine manufacturers, ranging through car and lorry engines, to motorsport, and her current role in diesel engines.

Random fact
I was part of a team that came 218th in this year’s Round the Island Race, sailing round the Isle of Wight

Job Title
Senior Materials Engineer

Caterpillar’s Europe Research and Development Centre