Ingenia - Issue 72, September 2017
Parity of esteem in career pathways
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Engineering Award Winners
In June, the Royal Academy of Engineering hosted its annual Awards Dinner, which celebrated and recognised a number of engineers who have made a remarkable contribution over the course of their careers.
What role for biofuels in low-carbon UK transport?
Professor Adisa Azapagic FREng
Biofuels have a role to play in meeting the UK’s commitments to reducing climate change.
Natural born code writer
Michael Kenward OBE
Suranga Chandratillake FREng was instrumental in the setting up of Blinkx, a successful software startup. He is now sharing his expertise with the next generation of entrepreneurs.
HOW I GOT HERE
Q & A - Lucy Harden
Lucy Harden is a mechanical engineer on BAE Systems’ Digital Light Engine Head-Up Display development programme.
The automation of dairy farms
Geoff Watts and John Baines
Robotiic milking is not a new innovation but the systems are increasingly being adopted by UK dairy farms and are now being engineered to do more than just milk cows.
Music for the masses
Richard Gray, Mirek Stiles and Jon Eades
Abbey Road Studios is using its engineering expertise to allow musicians recreate its classic sound wherever they want to record.
Chips that changed the classroom
Michael Kenward OBE, Dr Eben Upton CBE and Dr Andrew Herbert OBE FREng
The Raspberry Pi has won the MacRobert Award 2017 for its innovative pocket-sized computer, which has changed how people are learning about coding.
From junk to spectacle
Abigail Beall, Bertie Cole and Pip Rush
The Arcadia Spider is built almost completely from scrap. Innovative engineering allows this immersive stage to move in time with music, produce flames and lasers, and play host to a number of acrobatic performers.
Racing human-powered submarines
Sir Robert Hill KBE FREng and Iain Anderson
This university competition requires student teams to design, engineer and race their own submarines, which are propelled and powered entirely by humans.
Supported by the worshipful company of Engineers
The Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal was established in 1994 to recognise an outstanding personal contribution to British engineering that has resulted in successful market exploitation.
INNOVATION WATCH - Saving sight in developing countries
The Arclight is helping to diagnose thousands of preventable eye conditions in developing countries.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Blockchain
Blockchain technology records secure online transactions through a shared and continually reconciled database.
Board members for this issue are:
The members of the Ingenia editorial board
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Gemma Hummerston|
|Editorial Assistant||Portia Sale|
|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 OBE FREng FRSE
Faith Wainwright MBE FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
|Director of Policy and External Affairs||Beverley Parkin|