Flynn Pearman

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Mathematics (Mechanical Engineering)
Andrew N. Liveris Academy Scholar, 2019

Flynn is studying a Bachelor of Engineering and Mathematics, majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

He graduated from Padua College, Brisbane, in 2018 as Dux of the College, and was later named a Distinguished Academic Achiever by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority as one of the top 30 graduating students in the State.

During his senior year, Flynn was highly committed to his role as Academic Leader at Padua College, through which he led numerous initiatives to enhance the academic culture of the school.

Outside of his studies, Flynn enjoys cricket, basketball, Australian rules football and skiing. Since commencing university and further broadening his interests, he has discovered a passion for the game of golf (which persists despite a self-reported lack of skill in this area).

During his time at UQ, Flynn aspires to spend a semester studying abroad in Europe to improve both his technical and leadership skills, and plans to pursue a career solving problems that he is passionate about. In particular, he is looking forward to exploring solutions to sustainable energy sources that will assist in the decarbonisation of the global economy, whilst continuing to improve prosperity. Through his studies at UQ and as a Scholar of the Liveris Academy, Flynn is also aiming to explore his interest in sustainable transport in a zero-emissions future.

Flynn Pearman