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Inventing a communication revolution

Inventing a communication revolution

Professor Lucy Rogers FREng’s career has taken in animatronic dinosaurs, TV robots and even farting cats.

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An innovator who fills a vacuum

Professor Trevor Cross FREng is a key player in the development of quantum technology.

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The ethics of engineering net zero

Professor Raffaella Ocone OBE FREng FRSE has pioneered teaching ethics to engineering students.

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An outsider who changed the system

Dr Agnes Kaposi FREng recounts the remarkable story of her life, from a childhood in Nazi-occupied Hungary to shaping the field of systems engineering.

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Sound moorings for a renewable career

Sound moorings for a renewable career

Maritime engineer Dr RV Ahilan FREng discusses how his interest in fluid mechanics led him into offshore work and renewable energy.

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Facing engineering’s ultimate challenge

Michael Kenward OBE

Dr Luisa Freitas dos Santos FREng is Vice President, R&D Global Clinical Supply Chain, at GSK. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic she has maintained a steady supply of medicines while pursuing new therapies.

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Dr Andrew Harter CBE DL FREng - A passion for networks

Michael Kenward OBE

Dr Andrew Harter CBE DL FREng’s RealVNC technology has enabled remote access to a computer anywhere in the world.

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Teams that count

Michael Kenward OBE

Dervilla Mitchell CBE FREng, winner of the 2020 Royal Academy of Engineering President’s Medal, has worked on many iconic civil engineering projects. 

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Leigh-Ann Russell FREng - A vital link in the chain

Since joining BP in 2006, Leigh-Ann Russell FREng has risen up the ranks and now heads up the company’s upstream supply chain.

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Life in electrifying times

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE is the new President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He talks about his career in power engineering and helping shape policy issues in the UK.

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Stephen Temple FREng - A spectrum of generations games

Michael Kenward OBE

Stephen Temple FREng has worked as an engineer within government to help shape modern communications.

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Jo da Silva OBE FREng - Structures for a sustainable society

Jo da Silva OBE FREng talks of the need to consider the resilience of the infrastructure that sustains cities and their inhabitants.

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