Ingenia - Issue 38, March 2009
Inspiring a new generation
Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Responses to 'Capital Engineers'; 'A conversation with Dr Mo Ibrahaim'
Max Fordham wins Prince Philip Designers' Prize; Engineering diversity initiative; Doctor training grants; Engineering Explained tour
Severn Lessons - UK energy strategy required
Yaver A. Abidi
Professor David Payne CBE FREng FRS
A golden touch
The work of Professor David Payne on optical fibre amplifiers helped make a telecommunications revolution possible.
By Michael Kenward OBE
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
Biofuels: the future?
Dr John Constable
The current state-of-play for biofuel use around the world and where the industry could take the technology in the future.
Walking on Waves
How mathematical wave formulas resulted in the design and construction of Singapore's tallest and most spectacular footbridge.
Transition to the Ecological Age
Academy New Year Reception 2009
The winner of this year's Sir Frank Whittle Medal for oustanding contribution to engineering gave a lecture at the Academy's New Year Reception.
How one of Europe's biggest cranes at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth was taken down.
How is the internet really wired?
The first in a series on the engineering behind the internet: how web traffic is enabled by its physical infrastructure.
Compact diesel filters
Dr Martyn Twigg
MacRobert Award finalists Johnson Matthey have developed a compact filter that removes harmful particulates from vehicle engine emissions.
Innovation Watch -
Water bottle is a life-saver
A water bottle that can filter out microscopic viruses and chemicals to provide survivors in disaster areas with clean water.
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
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng
|Director, Policy & Public Affairs||Beverley Parkin|