Ingenia - Issue 59, June 2014
Attracting the next generation
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
High risk modelling; Sustainable games; Entrepreneurs' award; Ready to respond; Wind energy report; Accessible ATMs
Response to: Catapult centres Responses to: Robots in theatre
Judith Hackitt CBE FREng
Culture of Safety
Safety has been a constant theme in a career that has taken Judith Hackitt from running large processing plants to chairing the UK’s Health and Safety Executive.
by Michael Kenward OBE
After the 2014 floods: The future management of flood risk
Professor Enda O'Connell FREng and Professor Jim Hall FREng
Creating Smarter Skies
Iain Harris and David Hawken
This article describes some developments that will further improve the safety, resilience and efficiency of air traffic control systems.
MacRobert Award 2014
Supported by the Worshipful Company of Engineers
This article is about how SORS analyses the composition of chemicals sealed within any nonmetallic container without the need to open it, which has a range of potential applications including medical diagnostics and airport security.
Harnessing Offshore Winds
Dr Trevor Loveday and Professor Byron Byrne
This article is about Ingenia examining how the industry is addressing the engineering challenge of creating cost-effective structures.
Creating the Impossible
This commercial and artistic success is cited as one reason for the recent increase in state support for the UK’s film industry, raising tax relief rates and lowering spend thresholds.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal FREng
This article is about unmanned aircraft not needing to be constrained by size, endurance and the operating limitations imposed by the need to protect a human on-board.
INNOVATION WATCH - Silent Herdsman
An Glasgow-based spin-out company called Silent Herdsman from the University of Strathclyde, has formulated a system, that is able to monitor the fertility of herds, by attaching sensors to collars.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Black boxes (From a suggestion by Richard Walder)
Black boxes have been mandatory in airliners since the 1960s when wire recorders were used, followed by magnetic tape, and now solid state hard drives.
Board members for this issue are:
The members of the Ingenia editorial board
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Dominic Joyeux|
|Manager, Web and Publications||Emily Bick|
|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
|Director of Policy and External Affairs||Beverley Parkin|