Ingenia - Issue 58, March 2014
Shaping the UK energy system
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Hero Lab; QEPrize nominations; London Gateway; Africa Prize for Innovation ; Chemical research rewarded; Apprentice challenge; New RNLI lifeboats
Smart cities need standards
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng and Dan Palmer
Nick Cooper FREng
Applying Newton's Laws
Nick Cooper talks about his passion for applying the basic laws of physics to solve diverse engineering problems.
By Michael Kenward OBE
Modelling UK weather patterns
Ingenia talked to Paul Davies, Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office, about the processes involved and the new technology developed to improve UK forecasting.
What the centres do and how they have been received by the research and business communities.
Patrick Bellew RDI FREng, of environmental engineers Atelier Ten, outlines the engineering challenges and solutions generated by the Gardens by the Bay project.
Robots in theatre
Professor Brian Davies FREng
Recent years have seen surgical robots scoring a number of successes in the operating theatre.
Mapping the Milky Way
Matthew Chalmers and Louis Pattison
Ingenia looks at the engineering challenges behind one of Europe’s most ambitious space missions.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Plastic Pounds
Polymer notes are already valid currency in more than 20 countries, following Australia’s pioneering development and introduction of them in the 1980s.
INNOVATION WATCH - Taking the Strain
Clansman Dynamics makes a range of heavy-duty foundry and forge machinery, and has developed the G30 grinder which reduces strain and improves the view for grinding operators.
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|