Ingenia - Issue 37, December 2008
Engineering us through the 2008 crash
Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Response to broadband in the UK; Response to Palme D'Or; Technology Strategy Board
Shetland moves towards a hydrogen dream; A towering event; ‘Careers In’ Engineering; Addendum; Chair, Emerging Technologies; Stem subjects strengthened
Engineering in government
Professor John Beddington FRS
ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc
The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc
Professor Dame Ann Dowling CBE
Creating silent skies
Professor Dowling’s career began working with Concorde and has moved on to working on sustainable urban development.
By Michael Kenward OBE
The Mayor of London on the role engineers and engineering have in improving London’s infrastructure.
A cool biorepository
How engineering behind the 2008 MacRobert Award finalist helped create a reliable storage facility at - 80°C for millions of biological samples.
Major Sean Matten
Creating protective barriers for allied forces in Afghanistan and Iraq
Professor Christofer Toumazou FREng FRS
Advances in the use of silicon semiconductor technology to replace and monitor biological functions and other research being conducted by the Institute of Biomedical Engineering.
Forensics of knife crime
Dr Sarah Hainsworth
Can forensic engineering help produce data that will change the way we think about knives as weapons?
The demand for HD TV
Dr David Harrison
How the increasing demand for high-definition television is being compressed to fit onto existing broadcasting networks
A conversation with Dr Mo Ibrahim
The Sudanese-born British entrepreneur talks to Sir Alan Rudge FREng on founding the world’s largest annual prize and bringing mobile telecommunications to Africa.
Innovation Watch -
The smallest television screen in the world
Engineers have developed a fully functional miniature screen that measures the size of a thumbnail.
Board members for this issue are:
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman FREng|
|Managing Editor||Dominic Joyeux|
|Editorial Assistant||Chris Atkinson|
|Editorial Board||Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Basil Butler CBE FREng
Bob Emmerson FREng
Dr Dougal Goodman FREng
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng
|Director, Policy & Public Affairs||Beverley Parkin|