Engineering themes


A total of 40 items listed.

Underwater Rescue

Bryan Luke

The technology behind a new NATO submarine rescue vehicle

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Responses to 'Research with impact' and 'Sinking a frigate'

Professor Philip Esler, Professor James S Harrison FREng, Professor Bob Stone, Dr Paul Robinson and Plymouth's Professorial Team consisting of Bob Stone, Geoff Skates and John Gittus FREng, with support from Dr Paul Robinson

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Sinking a Frigate

Michael Leece OBE

The challenge of using a naval warship to create an artificial reef

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Universal Dinghies

Sally Wilkes

Paralympic dinghies that allow sailors of all abilities to compete

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True Liner – The Creation of the Queen Mary 2

Stephen Payne OBE

The logistics of designing and project managing the giant ocean liner.

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Genesis of a Queen – The President's New Year Reception

Isla McMillan

Stephen Payne, Chief Designer of the Queen Mary 2, was the speaker at this year’s New Year Reception.

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Academy Soiree at the University of Southampton

Professor Bill Wakeham FREng

Celebrating excellence at the National Oceanography Centre's exhibition, `Exploring the Oceans`

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What Price Speed - Revisited

The Railway Research Group, Imperial College

The evolution of transport propulsion efficiency over the last 50 years

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Autosub Under Ice

Professor Gwyn Griffiths

Exploring Greenland’s arctic marine environment with Southampton Oceanography Centre

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Tactile display technology

Heidi Castle and Trevor Dobbins

The technology and safety benefits behind using tactile displays as an alternative to traditional visual and audio displays

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The D154 project – Redevelopment of the Submarine Support Facilities at Devonport Royal Dockyard

Malcolm Smith

Upgrading the existing submarine facilities at Devonport Royal Dockyard was a major engineering and management exercise involving a number of companies with a broad range of skills and experience

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Harvesting the waves – The emergence of waves as a useful source of energy

Tom Thorpe

Innovative ideas offer the possibility of overcoming the technical and economic challenges of extracting energy from waves

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