Contents

Ingenia - Issue 48, September 2011

Editorial

Tapping the enthusiasm of youth

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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Letters

Response to: Modelling Health and Disease; Collaborative Research

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In brief

Lord Kelvin at the Hunterian; Low-Cost location sensing systems; Technology Horizons Award

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Opinion

Industrial Systems – the vital role of manufacturing

Professor Stephen Garwood FREng

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Featured Article

Silver Medals - Profiles of each of the four winners of The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medals 2011

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Profile

Sir John Parker FREng

Engineering Success

The new President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, talks about how his engineering background has helped shape his business experience
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sponsors

ARUP, BAE Systems, Bosch, Lloyd's Register, Rolls-Royce plc

The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: ARUP, BAE Systems, Bosch, Lloyd's Register, Rolls-Royce plc

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Articles

Lessons from Windscale's Nuclear Legacy

Peter Mann

Decommissioning work undertaken on the Windscale Piles and the Windscale Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor will provide important information for future nuclear installations

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Constructing the Hindhead Tunnel

Paul Arnold and Paul Hoyland

The engineering challenges behind the completion of the Hindhead improvement project.

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Computer Vision Advances

Dr Andrew Fitzgibbon and Dr Jamie Shotton

A look at the development behind the X-Boxthat has led to significant advances in controller-free computing

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Facial Recognition

Dr Thomas Heseltine and Dr Nick Whitehead

The technology behind a new approach to creating a reliable set of facial biometrics systems

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University Technical Colleges

Anna Paczuska

A new concept in education that could provide highly-skilled educated technicians for the UK

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Tattoo's New Grandstand

Ian Lumsden

How the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo’s biggest infrastructure project in forty years was designed and built

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Innovation Watch - Helping Buildings Breathe

A Cambridge based company, Breathing Buildings, has achieved rapid commercial success by producing a pioneering method of natural ventilation in buildings

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Why does that happen - Liquefaction

An explanation of liquefaction and how engineers can avoid some of its dangers

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Editorial Board

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistance Heidi Cross
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead OBE FREng
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng

 

Director, Policy & Public Affairs Beverley Parkin

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