Marcus Bishop

Marcus Bishop
Studies at:
Imperial College London
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Marcus connections

Currently

Studies at:
Imperial College London
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Disciplines

  • Chemical

Marcus has worked/studied in

  • United Kingdom

Marcus speaks

  • English

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Education

2012 – 2016

Imperial College London

Chemical Engineering (Masters)

Work, projects and internships

2013 – present

Outreach Coordinator

Engineers Without Borders Imperial , United Kingdom
  • Leadership, management and training of student volunteers student at Imperial
  • Development of new and innovative workshops on sustainable engineering
  • Successful liaison with local school contacts and Imperial Outreach staff
2013 – present

Researcher and design team coordinator

Engineers Without Borders Imperial , Philippines
  • Presented project proposals to receive grant funding from the Imperial College Trust and EWB UK affiliation.
  • Conducted a series of community consultations and design/ operational analyses of community-based Micro HydroPower systems during a research expedition to the Philippines.
  • In partnership with a local agro/energy sustainable development NGO, I am coordinating a student research team, to design and pilot system improvements.
2011 – 2013

Sailing Instructor

Wirral Sailing Centre , United Kingdom
  • Two years’ experience as an RYA qualified Sailing instructor, delivering a wide range of certified courses in Practical Dinghy Sailing and Sailing Theory.
  • Excellent safety, child protection and hazard prevention record.
  • Well-developed communication and group management skills, reflected in extended responsibilities within the centre.
2013
(Jul – Jul)

Tour Guide - Team Leader

Imperial College London
  • Responsible for motivating and organising a group of student guides
  • Ensured tours ran to schedule and complied with required standards of practice
2007 – 2012

Volunteer Instructor

Sea Cadet Corps
  • Extensive experience in leadership and training delivery (specialising in Meteorology)
  • Demonstrated outstanding capability in teamwork assignments
  • Progressed to the highest rank attainable (Petty Officer Cadet)
2011
(Jun – Aug)

Nuffield Bursary placement

Liverpool John Moores University , United Kingdom
  • Nuffield Bursary project in fibre-optical physics completed at LJMU. Designed and tested a novel vortex-shedding anemometer based on a fiber Bragg grating.
  • Developed skills in Lab VIEW programming and science research communication.
2010
(Jul – Aug)

Work Experience

Brookes Bell - Marine Industry Technical Consultancy , United Kingdom
  • Reviewed current ISO 9001 quality management system and made amendment proposals.
  • Collected and processed evidence during a ship damage investigation

Work, projects and internships

2013 – present

Outreach Coordinator

Engineers Without Borders Imperial , United Kingdom
  • Leadership, management and training of student volunteers student at Imperial
  • Development of new and innovative workshops on sustainable engineering
  • Successful liaison with local school contacts and Imperial Outreach staff
2013 – present

Researcher and design team coordinator

Engineers Without Borders Imperial , Philippines
  • Presented project proposals to receive grant funding from the Imperial College Trust and EWB UK affiliation.
  • Conducted a series of community consultations and design/ operational analyses of community-based Micro HydroPower systems during a research expedition to the Philippines.
  • In partnership with a local agro/energy sustainable development NGO, I am coordinating a student research team, to design and pilot system improvements.
2011 – 2013

Sailing Instructor

Wirral Sailing Centre , United Kingdom
  • Two years’ experience as an RYA qualified Sailing instructor, delivering a wide range of certified courses in Practical Dinghy Sailing and Sailing Theory.
  • Excellent safety, child protection and hazard prevention record.
  • Well-developed communication and group management skills, reflected in extended responsibilities within the centre.
2013
(Jul – Jul)

Tour Guide - Team Leader

Imperial College London
  • Responsible for motivating and organising a group of student guides
  • Ensured tours ran to schedule and complied with required standards of practice
2007 – 2012

Volunteer Instructor

Sea Cadet Corps
  • Extensive experience in leadership and training delivery (specialising in Meteorology)
  • Demonstrated outstanding capability in teamwork assignments
  • Progressed to the highest rank attainable (Petty Officer Cadet)
2011
(Jun – Aug)

Nuffield Bursary placement

Liverpool John Moores University , United Kingdom
  • Nuffield Bursary project in fibre-optical physics completed at LJMU. Designed and tested a novel vortex-shedding anemometer based on a fiber Bragg grating.
  • Developed skills in Lab VIEW programming and science research communication.
2010
(Jul – Aug)

Work Experience

Brookes Bell - Marine Industry Technical Consultancy , United Kingdom
  • Reviewed current ISO 9001 quality management system and made amendment proposals.
  • Collected and processed evidence during a ship damage investigation

Clubs

2012 – 2016

Engineers Without Borders

Officer

Achievements

  • Engineers Without Borders Challenge Finalist, 2013: Water purifier design for rural Vietnam
  • First Aid at Work Certificate, 2013
  • Crest Gold Award (optical-physics, LJMU, 2011)
  • Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award, 2012
  • Grade 8 in Cornet (Distinction), 2012
  • Head Boy at Pensby High School For Boys, 2011/12
  • Sailing Instructor/ Day Skipper certificates – Royal Yachting Association, 2011