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Yusuf Muhammad Engineer and Designer

Yusuf Muhammad revolutionary new household fire-safety device extinguishes fires fast and aims to save lives

Deep in the belly of London’s HMS President, Design Engineer Yusuf Muhammad is working on a revolutionary new household fire-safety device. Incorporating the techniques of professional firefighters into everyday kitchen plumbing, his device extinguishes fires fast and aims to save lives.

‘Born to Engineer – Yusuf Muhammad’ is the sixth film in a series produced by Duck Rabbit for the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 and the ERA Foundation as part of campaign to attract young people into engineering education and careers.


Learn more about the innovations and creative projects engineers are involved in by watching these “Were You Born to Engineer?” videos.

It does not matter what your interests and passions are, from sport to healthcare – there is an exciting and rewarding role for you in Engineering.

These videos have been produced by creative video producers duckrabbit, under the sponsorship of the ERA Foundation, the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

These videos are useful in the classroom, at master classes or residential courses, STEM clubs or any other forum when the excitement and opportunities of engineering are to be discussed. View our teaching resource page for offline downloads and more information.

They are free for use. Enjoy! Should you wish to download an HD version of any of these videos for off-line use, or indeed a loop of all the videos, please contact films@borntoengineer.com