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E XC L U S IVE F EAT U RE 9 Robots and artificial intelligence Personal robot mechanic Robots will work 24/7 and this requires a specialised expert to tune up, service and manage the efficiency of these robots. The developments in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) have been great over the years. AI aims to eliminate and transform many jobs and processes and is already seen in core industries like medicine and high-precision surgery. We believe the near future will see even more progress in this field with the development of core roles such as: Social services Technological advances in the medical field has grown by leaps and bounds and will continue to do so in the future. A growing ageing population also means a greater focus on preventive medical care in hospitals or even private care homes with stateof-the-art medical technology. 13 11 10 Powered exoskeleton engineer If designing wearable robots or wearable technology to assist in the safety and security of army personnel is something you find super cool, this job’s for you. Experimental therapist Will connect people with new and emerging treatments and navigate them through the maze of patient services. Metal skin consultant Manufactures self-healing composite materials for use on aircraft, ships and spacecraft. 12 Home companion caretaker Specialist who will enable people to receive medical attention at home. Advanced manufacturing Innovative technology is needed to improve processes or products in advanced manufacturing for companies to stay competitive, relevant and cutting edge. 14 Mechatronical engineer Combines mechanical engineering, electronics, controls engineering and computers into the product design process to come up with state-of-the-art products. 50 easyuni Guide 2015 Issue 6