Ingenia - Issue 55, June 2013


Policies for Growth

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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In brief

Global Grand Challenges Summit; Smart buildings report; Mini Maker Faire; SET for Britain winner; Great British innovations

In Brief: short articles and engineering news

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Response to: Energy storage technologies
Dr Simon Wilson CEng
Response to: Design & Technology editorial
David Barlex

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Chips under the skin

Robert Muir-Wood

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Jane Atkinson FREng

Licence to troubleshoot

Jane Atkinson built an international career commissioning and troubleshooting steel plants; she now oversees a sustainable energy business
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Queen Elizabeth Prize Winners

Lord Alec Broers FREng FRS

The five engineers responsible for the design of the internet and World Wide Web are the winners of the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

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Green facelift for concrete buildings

Professor Doug King FREng

Recladding energy-inefficient buildings is far less carbon-intensive than knocking down and rebuilding

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Seeking the Higgs boson

Steve Myers FREng

A hardware failure shut the Large Hadron Collider down for more than a year before the engineering programme to restore it led to last summer’s discovery of the Higgs boson

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MacRobert Award 2013

The MacRobert finalists are Concrete Canvas, Oxford Instruments Ltd and RealVNC

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Additive manufacturing and 3D printing

Professor Richard Hague and Dr Phil Reeves

As these technologies continue to develop, applications for medical devices are among the first to see real benefits

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Turing Lecture 2013

Suranga Chandratillake FREng

The founder and Chief Strategy Officer of blinkx plc describes how technologists can turn their innovations into successful businesses

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INNOVATION WATCH - Reinventing the Wheel

The Morph aluminium folding wheel gives wheelchair users greater flexibility when travelling

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HOW DOES THAT WORK - Body Scanners

Airport security has become increasingly sophisticated, from X-ray devices to 3D microwave images

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Editorial Board

The members of the Ingenia editorial board

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Copy Editor Emily Bick
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead OBE FREng
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng
Director of Policy and External Affairs Beverley Parkin

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