Ingenia - Issue 40, September 2009
Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Innovation in Action; Engineering: Turning ideas into reality; Call for engineering skills in IT; Academy policy advisor publishes beginner's guide; Demon ready for flight tests
Do we need to speak to be heard?
Professor Will Stewart FREng
Professor Mandy Chessell FREng
How a prolific inventor got started with IBM and how she has helped the culture of innovation at the multinational infornation technology company.
By Michael Kenward OBE
Five Engineers: five Silver Medals
Profiles of each of the winners of The Royal Academy Engineering Silver Medals 2009
Professor Dominic Reeve, Dr Vanesa Magar, Dr Shunqi Pan
Coastal engineers put forward the probabilities of flooding and how offshore defences are being introduced off the UK coastline
Beyond Formula One
How motor-racing technology is finding applications for its innovations across other industries, like healthcare and defence.
Making Light Work
Professors Kishan Dholakia FRSE, Will Stewart FREng and James Wilkinson
Optical tweezers and traps are being developed that can move items at the nanometer level using light.
Auralisation - Engineering sound for public places
Rob Harris FREng
Arup Acoustics use virtual environment to develop designs for auditoria with superb sound quality.
The engineering behined the full-size horse puppets in the award-winning stage production War Horse.
A conversation with Abdallah Jum'ah
The speaker at the Academy's 2009 International Lecture, and former head of oil giant Saudi Aramco, talks to Academy President, Lord Browne of Madingley.
Innovation Watch: shock absorbing material
A flexible polymer that stiffens on impact is now being used in protective sportswear, military equipment, and in coverings for high-value goods.
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
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|