BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
Class of 2018
In the short time since her graduation, Maria has gone on to achieve great success in her field of civil engineering. In addition to her role as Civil Structural Engineer at Costain, Maria has received many accolades for her work in the sector.
In May 2019, Maria was selected to present her paper on ‘Soil Arching Theory and its Applications' at the finals of ICE’s (Institution of Civil Engineers) Annual Emerging Engineers North West competition. She won the North West round of Emerging Engineers Awards and her paper went forward to the international judging panel to be considered to compete for the prestigious Institution Medal.
In February 2020, Maria participated in the ICE competition Pitch 200 for the North West, winning to become the ICE North West Regional Ambassador.
Maria is also a STEM ambassador, volunteering her time to encourage and inspire young people to consider science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects through a range of activities, including presentations, mentoring and careers talks.
As a University Liaison Officer, Maria has an important role in encouraging undergraduate students at Salford to become involved in the local activities of the ICE, as well as ensuring students make the most of their membership.