Powelectrics has extended a very warm welcome to Sean Nelson who joins the company for a project to design and develop a new Project Management System. Sean is a Leeds University student, doing an MEng in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence … just what Powelectrics needed!
Commenting on the news, Sean said: “I’m passionate about this role because Powelectrics are pursuing technologies that I am personally invested in and enjoy learning about. Using sensors in agriculture, environment and other industries could solve some of the biggest problems we face as humans today. There are few UK companies that are developing software and hardware that is so relevant and important.”
Whilst clearly enthusiastic about his studies, even teaching coding to friends during lockdown, Sean is very much an all-rounder. As well as enjoying success in hackathons, such as FraudWars hosted by Barclays and Simudyne, he has experience in amateur boxing, has played competitive tennis and football and loves kayak polo!
He has also been involved in the scouting movement for many years, most recently fundraising whist home from uni and he loves hiking and camping, especially in Snowdonia.
His work previous work experience includes working with the public and in industry. He is even developing his Spanish language skills and hopes to travel in Spain again soon to practice.
This role was created via the Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships (SDIPs) program, which forges partnerships between Staffordshire SMEs and Staffordshire University, to support the development of new products/ services based on innovative digital technologies.