Susie Buckman
Inventor & Instructor, Creativity Lab

Susie Buckman is the newest member of the Creativity Lab team, joining the team in Fall 2015. Susie found her dream job when she walked into the Creativity Lab, as it combines her love of working with kids and her love for engineering. Susie graduated from UCLA with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and has her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Cal State Northridge. Susie is a native Los Angeleno and has spent 20 years of her profession working in the corporate industry as a Mechanical Engineer. She has worked on satellite design at TRW, designing medical devices at Medtronic and her latest job was at Mattel engineering Hot Wheels and Barbie toys. She has also taught in the Long Beach Unified School District as an 8th grade Science Teacher. Susie is excited to come to work everyday to pass on her knowledge of engineering and the workplace to young budding engineers. Susie loves to be creative on her own time and enjoys making crafts, exploring with paints, mixed media and jewelry making. In her spare time, Susie volunteers as a Sunday school teacher at her church. She loves spending time outdoors with her husband and their 7-year old daughter.