Ingenia - Issue 58, March 2014


Shaping the UK energy system

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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In brief

Hero Lab; QEPrize nominations; London Gateway; Africa Prize for Innovation ; Chemical research rewarded; Apprentice challenge; New RNLI lifeboats

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Smart cities need standards

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng and Dan Palmer

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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

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Modelling UK weather patterns

Paul Davies

Ingenia talked to Paul Davies, Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office, about the processes involved and the new technology developed to improve UK forecasting.

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Catapult centres

Stephen Harris

What the centres do and how they have been received by the research and business communities.

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Singapore's Supertrees

Hugh Ferguson

Patrick Bellew RDI FREng, of environmental engineers Atelier Ten, outlines the engineering challenges and solutions generated by the Gardens by the Bay project.

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Robots in theatre

Professor Brian Davies FREng

Recent years have seen surgical robots scoring a number of successes in the operating theatre.

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Mapping the Milky Way

Matthew Chalmers and Louis Pattison

Ingenia looks at the engineering challenges behind one of Europe’s most ambitious space missions.

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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.

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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.

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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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