All mentors below have committed to doing at least one half-hour phone call with successful applicants in their field, to give them career advice or to answer any questions they might have.
Lars was previously Principal Rocket Landing Engineer at SpaceX and is now Senior Principal Mars Landing Engineer. His innovations in rocket design were responsible for the historic first vertical landing of an orbital-class booster in the form of Falcon 9 in 2015. He is a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Country of origin: UK
Sumedh is a Research Engineer working on a variety of projects at DeepMind. As a teenager he won a scholarship to study Computer Science at Reykjavík University as a result of publishing algorithms that described optimal solutions to solve puzzles in online discussion forums.
Country of origin: India