Diana Thomas McEwen
Diana is principal technician for the ACORN project. She formerly worked in the Dyson Centre for Undergraduate Engineering Design at the university for three years, where she operated, maintained and trained students and staff on a variety of 3D printing devices, as well as laser and plasma cutting, enabling prototype design and manufacture.
Prior to this for six years Diana worked offshore as a marine biologist and gained practical experience with electrical and mechanical engineering working on research vessels all over the world. Diana was responsible for operating and maintaining a wide range of complex survey equipment (like deepwater camera systems), leading teams of scientists and training junior staff.