“I enjoy being able to think of fun contraptions or robots and having the skills to bring it to life.
I feel happy when something I helped create, makes someone else’s day easier.”
— Binara Wasala
Q: Name of the town you went to primary school?
Sippy Downs, Qld
Q: Which were your favourite subjects in high school?
Mathematics, Science, Technologies and The Arts
Q: What further study/qualifications did you complete after high school?
Mechatronics and Computer Science
Q: What is the name of your STEM career?
3D Print Design
Q: What attracted you to this STEM career?
I just love the idea of being able to create something from nothing and see it complete a range of tasks you would never imagine it could.
Q: What is some of the typical work you do in this career?
Some of the work I do includes designing and 3D printing virtual objects and parts. I also teach kids workshops on making gadgets and robots.
Q: What do you love about your job?
I love being able to think of a fun contraption or a robot and having the skills to bring it to life. I also feel happy when something I helped create makes someone else’s day easier.