Engineering themes

Physics

A total of 54 items listed.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation

Mike Polson

The writer and broadcaster Geoff Watts talked to Mike Polson, Engineering Director of Magstim Company Ltd, about the history and potential of transcranial magnetic stimulation.

View full article

Digital Forensics

Professor Mark Williams

Laser scanning and digital prototyping can help the forensic investigation of crime scenes. Professor Mark Williams explains how his team’s technologies and expertise have helped solve serious crimes and aid the presentation of evidence to juries.

View full article

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.

View full article

Targeting cancers

Dr Eric Mayes

Endomag’s Chief Executive Dr Eric Mayes outlines some of the challenges that surround the development and acceptance of medical innovations.

View full article

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.

View full article

Time to re-evaluate nuclear risks?, Responses to: SMR letter and Synthetic diamonds

Professor Gregg Butler, Grace McGlynn, John Campbell OBE FREng, Professor Jason Smith, and Alan Kemp.

View full article

Diamond technology: beyond hardness

Professor Mark Newton

The UK is home to synthetic diamond research and production activities that take advantage of the material’s several extreme properties, in addition to its hardness

View full article

Health risks from nuclear accidents - fact or fiction?

Professor Gerry Thomas

Professor Gerry Thomas, Professor of Molecular Pathology at Imperial College London, thinks that the perceived health risks of exposure to radiation from nuclear power plants accidents are vastly overestimated.

View full article

How to maximise loudspeaker quality

Dr Jack Oclee-Brown

Replication of sound without distortion has long been a challenge for makers of home stereo speaker systems

View full article

The rise and rise of GPUs

Chris Edwards

The technology used to bring 3D video games to the personal computer and to the mobile phone is now beginning to take on more computing duties inside a wide array of electronic devices

View full article

[Top of the page]