Ingenia - Issue 44, September 2010


The Long Learning Curve

Dr Scott Steedman FREng

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Responses to: On Target?; Response to: Electric Vehicles

Ruth Lea; David Cebon FREng and Nick Collings FREng

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In brief

The Big Bang; BAE Systems Skills 2020; Bosch Technology Horizons Award; STEM E-Library Launch; 50 Years of Lasers; Education providers merge

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Seven point plan – An industrial strategy for UK competitiveness

Lord Browne of Madingley FREng FRS

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Chris Mairs FREng

A Sound Communicator

A software engineer who is taking on the obstacles that technology imposes on blind and partially sighted users
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Druk White Lotus School

Philip Cornwell and Sonam Angdus

The international voluntary input that is helping create a new educational initiative on the northern border of India

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Growth of Services

Professor Tim Baines

A look at how product-service systems carry varying levels of risk and revenue for participating companies

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Femtocells - A quiet revolution in mobile communications

Professor Simon Saunders

It looks like femtocells are set to transform the way mobile networks work

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Studying the Sun – Enabling extreme ultra violet imaging of the star

Dr Nick Waltham

The Solar Dynamics Observatory has been launched to monitor the disruptive influence the Sun has on technological systems

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Shipping Liquefied Gas Safely

Stéphane Maillard and Nigel White

How research is helping the shipping of high volumes of liquefied natural gas safely

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Engineers and Service Innovation

Mark Dodgson, David Gann and Irving Wladawsky-Berger

How education can help engineers further develop the service economy

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Four Engineers - Silver Medals

Profiles of each of the four winners of The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medals 2010

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Innovation Watch - Radical approach to air decontamination

A machine that decontaminates indoor air and surfaces eliminating viruses, bacteria and superbugs

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Innovation Watch - Speckled mobiles

An explanation of the ripples that effect mobile phone reception

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Juliet Benning
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead FREng
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Director, Policy & Public Affairs Beverley Parkin


The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Rolls-Royce plc

The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia:


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- BAE Systems

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- Lloyd's Register

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- Rolls-Royce plc

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