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Emily Lalone
Program Studied
University(s) / College(s) Attended:
Western University
Education / Degree(s):
Current Job Title:
Assistant Professor - Mechanicals and Materials Engineering
Current Employer:
Western University

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Fun Facts About Me

If your best friend had to describe you in 10 words or less, what would they say?

that I am energetic, approachable, knowledgeable, friendly, organized and motivated

Share one fun fact about yourself.

I love skeletons <3

What do you want to accomplish in the next 10 years?

To secure a tenure-track faculty position in the Faculty of Engineering and to get my PEng.

The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?

my doctoral supervisor because is an accomplished researcher and produces research that is innovative and focused.

Profile Questions

Why did you choose to study engineering?

To learn how to solve problems.

What are your best memories of your engineering education?

Conducting the actual biomechanical testing protocols.

How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?

I use my knowledge of design processes and validation techniques to create innovative techniques and devices for patients with bone and joint disorders.

What do you love most about your career?

That I have the flexibility to study and work on projects that I am passionate about.

What's next in your career?

Applying for faculty positions and completing my PEng.

What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?

No other discipline focuses on problem solving to the extent that Engineering does. Engineers are highly valuable and highly sought after employees. Stay with it! :)