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Department of Materials

Dan Haspel

Automotive Materials Student Dan Haspel

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Dan Haspel
Automotive Materials
MEng, 5th Year (Finalist)

I went to secondary school in Derby where I did my Maths, Physics and Chemistry A-Levels. I always knew I wanted to be an engineer but it wasn’t until I was in Sixth Form that I thought about Materials.

I came across the Automotive Materials course when I was researching different universities and after coming to the Open Day at Loughborough, I was really impressed with the course content and the different career opportunities it offered.

I’m living in William Morris Hall this year which is great, I’m also one of the team captains for the local town hockey club which takes up quite a bit of my time, whether playing the game or going out on team socials. There are always plenty of inter-hall sports, nights out and charity fundraising events going on as well.

I did my placement year at Ross Ceramics a Roll-Royce subsidiary company in Derby, working on ceramic injection moulding. I’d always recommend people to consider a placement as it’s a great experience and helps you understand business and some of the topics in the course better.


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