3D Print Designer

“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.

The mistakes and difficult problems in robotics are what makes a complete project worthwhile in the end. It’s up to you to power through, even when the task at hand seems impossible.

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