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Leila Madrone – Mechatronics Engineer

Are you intellectually curious and eager to improve the world around you? If so, you might enjoy a career as a mechatronics engineer—a combination of electrical and mechanical engineering. Discover how mechatornics engineer Leila Madrone is engineering a better world at Otherlab, where she leads an engineering team that is dedicated to improving large solar power fields. She changes the size and composition or heliostats to make low-cost and energy-efficient solar systems. Before joining Otherlab, Madrone graduated from MIT with two degrees in electrical engineering and worked at NASA, where she created a device for taking high-resolution panoramic images.