Profiles

Profile articles are now a regular item in Ingenia issues. These are listed below.

A total of 49 items listed.

Forging links between academia and industry

Michael Kenward OBE

For Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng, materials science has been a common theme in a career that has taken in the academic world at all levels, along with time in the higher echelons of corporate engineering.

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Taking engineering to industry

Michael Kenward OBE

As CEO of Rolls-Royce, Warren East CBE FREng is forging links with academia with a keenness to turn engineering research into profitable products

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Energy with connections

Steve Holliday FREng

When Steve Holliday FREng moved from the oil industry into energy distribution, the sector was seen as staid.

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A web of networks

David Cleevely CBE FREng

David Cleevely CBE FREng’s extensive experience has allowed him to help shake up innovation in the UK

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Integrating metrology in business and academe

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng

Professor Jane Jiang’s interest in measuring began when she worked on a bus production line in China.

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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.

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Professor Nick McKeown FREng

Evolving the internet

He may have given the world the technology that speeded up the internet, but in his next move, Professor Nick McKeown FREng plans to replace those networks he helped create.

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Dr Ralf Speth FREng

R&D investment makes good business sense

In five years as CEO, Dr Ralf Speth FREng has increased investment and R&D at Jaguar Land Rover, overhauled the company’s production facilities, and incorporated energy-saving technologies and new materials

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Michelle McDowell MBE FREng

Michelle McDowell is a civil engineer known for her user-centered design approach; she has led on a portfolio of large-scale construction projects including the restoration of the Royal Albert Hall
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Professor Mark Miodownik FREng

His marvellous materials

Professor Mark Miodownik’s fascination with materials and their properties has led to a career as both a successful researcher and a high-profile communicator of science and engineering in the media
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Professor William Webb FREng

A strategic thinker

William Webb FREng kick-started his career by changing the way wireless communications carry data.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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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

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