Roma Agrawal

Roma Agrawal discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.

Roma Agrawal MBE is a structural engineer and author with a physics degree.

She has designed bridges, skyscrapers and sculptures with signature architects. She spent six years working on The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, and designed the foundations and the ‘Spire’.

In addition to winning industry awards, she has been featured on BBC World NewsBBC Daily PoliticsTEDxThe Evening Standard, The Sunday Times, Guardian, The Telegraph, Independent, Cosmopolitan and Stylist Magazines. She was the only woman featured on Channel 4’s documentary on the Shard, The Tallest Tower. Her books include Built: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures and How Was That Built?

  1. Bharata Natyam https://www.culturalindia.net/indian-dance/classical/bharatnatyam.html
  2. Emily Warren Roebling https://www.womenhistoryblog.com/2014/06/emily-warren-roebling.html
  3. Foundations of structures https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1998-jun-01-mn-55439-story.html
  4. ICSI https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intracytoplasmic_sperm_injection
  5. Chaat https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/chaat/
  6. The science of knitting and crochet https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/17/science/math-physics-knitting-matsumoto.html

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