Ingenia - Issue 65, December 2015
Diversity and inclusion, Dyson award winner, Superfast broadband award, Computer creativity, Better and faster, Connecting data, and Ingenia survey results
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
LETTERS - Importance of D&T in schools, A shortage of specialist staff.
Professor Bill Lucas and Michael Ive OBE HMI
OPINION - Upgrade existing building stock and reduce carbon emissions
Patrick Bellew of Atelier Ten, a company which has pioneered environmental innovations, suggests that a National Infrastructure Project is needed to tackle waste and inefficiency in the built environment and significantly reduce UK carbon emissions.
Professor Paul Newman FREng
Instilling robots with lifelong learning
Professor Paul Newman FREng explained to Michael Kenward how he came to lead the Oxford Mobile Robotics Group and why the time is right for a revolution in autonomous technologies.
ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Rolls-Royce plc
The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Rolls-Royce plc
ALMA – the new high altitude observatory
Professor Brian Ellison
Professor Brian Ellison, the UK ALMA project manager, describes some of the challenges that had to be overcome during its construction.
Professor Anthony Bull FREng
Professor Anthony Bull FREng, explains how a multidisciplinary team is helping protect, treat and rehabilitate people who are exposed to explosive forces.
Quieter, more efficient propellers
Richard Gray, freelance technology writer, asked Göran Grunditz, Manager of the Rolls-Royce Hydrodynamics Research Centre, about challenges when reducing noise for passengers onboard ship and for military vessels that seek to avoid detection.
Dr Eric Mayes
Endomag’s Chief Executive Dr Eric Mayes outlines some of the challenges that surround the development and acceptance of medical innovations.
Fulton Center, NYC
The engineer and freelance writer Hugh Ferguson talked to Craig Covil, Principal of Arup and New York Project Director, to find out the main challenges and how they were overcome.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Peltier devices
A discovery by French physicist, Jean Charles Peltier, was crucial for enabling these devices.
INNOVATION WATCH - Compressor energy breakthroughs
Coventry company Lontra has had a busy year.
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|
|Editorial Board|| Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
John Loughhead OBE 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|