“Engineering is more of an art than a science.”
For the controls and robotics engineers at Brave, this tongue in cheek saying comes up fairly often around the office. Given our role as leading systems integrators and engineering/manufacturing consultants who are tasked with navigating through a multitude of technologies and options available in order to solve our client’s problems, the phrase becomes astonishingly accurate. Solving the complex problems our customers bring us requires flexibility, creativity, and familiarization with a myriad of technologies, materials and methods; much like an artist.
For one of our employees, this overlap is an essential part of who she is and how she thrived through the trying times of the strict quarantine experienced this spring.
QUARANTINE CHRONICLES pt.2 – Engineering & Art
Melissa Falkner, one of our controls leads here at Brave, has always enjoyed creating and seeing things come together. As a teenager, she received art lessons from a local artist and pursued painting passionately as a hobby for years, quietly developing her skills simply for her own satisfaction.