Profiles

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

A total of 52 items listed.

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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Nick Cooper FREng

Applying Newton's Laws

Nick Cooper talks about his passion for applying the basic laws of physics to solve diverse engineering problems.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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David Braben FREng

An Elite Entrepreneur

An early interest in computing led to a career designing award-winning and profitable games as well as helping co-found the Raspberry Pi Foundation
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Professor Chris Wise FREng

Trailblazing engineer

Professor Chris Wise has a successful career in civil engineering and now teaches university undergraduates about architecture, design and structural engineering
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Jane Atkinson FREng

Licence to troubleshoot

Jane Atkinson built an international career commissioning and troubleshooting steel plants; she now oversees a sustainable energy business
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sir David McMurtry FREng FRS

Turning patents into profits

In coming up with a solution that helped aircraft to take off McMurtry also launched a business that has transformed modern manufacturing
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sir Christopher Snowden FREng FRS

A business-like approach to learning

A leading researcher in semiconductor technology and director of several successful businesses, Sir Christopher uses his expertise to make UK universities more competitive
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Richard Parry-Jones CBE FREng

Not the retiring type

After a 38-year career spanning R&D, technology and manufacturing leadership at Ford, Parry-Jones is now bringing his expertise to Network Rail in his new role as Chairman
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sarah Springman CBE FREng

Competitive spirit

A civil engineer renowned for her research and teaching in soil mechanics. She has enjoyed a parallel career as an international elite athlete
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Lord Drayson FREng

Driving force

The successful entrepreneur and three-time Minister of State is now developing the world’s first ‘Formula E’ electric racing car.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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