Ingenia - Issue 79, June 2019
Ingenia at 20
Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Can electrification solve aviation’s emissions problem?
Paul Stein FREng
Driven to an electrifying future
Michael Kenward OBE
Nick Rogers FREng started his career as an apprentice technician and now leads product engineering at Jaguar Land Rover.
The evolution of engineering
Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS
HOW I GOT HERE - Zoe Dobell
After university, systems engineer Zoe Dobell joined Transport for London’s graduate training scheme and is now working on the Central Line Improvement Programme.
Engineering an artificial pancreas
Engineers and researchers are making significant developments in technologies that are helping people with diabetes to monitor and treat the condition more efficiently, with the ultimate goal being an artificial pancreas.
A centre fit for future transport
Professor David Mullins
The National Automotive Innovation Centre at the University of Warwick has support from government and industry to address the challenges in the research and development of future vehicles.
Hollowing out a future in fibre optics
Dr Matthew Partridge
A new generation of fibre optic cables with a hollow core are being developed, which will be able to transmit data over longer distances faster and more efficiently.
50 years of engineering innovation
As the MacRobert Award celebrates 50 years of recognising achivements in UK engineering, Ingenia looks back at some of its previous winners.
A century celebrating women engineers
Set up to support women who wanted to continue working in engineering after the First World War, the Women’s Engineering Society celebrates its centenary this year. It continues to champion women engineers and encourage young women into engineering careers.
Wheelchairs that access all areas
A former toolmaker for Formula 1 has used his engineering expertise to engineer bespoke wheelchairs that are lightweight, high-tech and allow users to travel over a wider range of terrains.
INNOVATION WATCH - Ultrasonic armour inspection
Technology developed at Cardiff University is making it easier to detect damage in body armour.
HOW DOES THAT WORK - 3D facial recognition technology
3D facial recognition technology is becoming more commonly used for identification purposes.
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Gemma Hummerston|
|Publications Officer||Portia Sale|
|Editorial Board||Professor Andrew Bell FREng
Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Ginny Clarke CBE FREng
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead CB OBE FREng
Dr Paul Miller FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner OBE FREng FRSE
Faith Wainwright MBE FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
|Associate Director, Communications and Partnerships||Jo Trigg|
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