Ingenia - Issue 62, March 2015


Small but powerful

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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In brief

Medical pioneer wins biggest engineering prize, Born to engineer videos, Solar electrification in Zambia, Rosetta project update, New STEM resources, Award-winning bridgework

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Response to: Autonomous vehicles

Christopher Poulin, Professor Neville A Stanton, Professor David Cebon FREng, Dr Wolfgang Epple

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EU clarifies the European parameters of data protection

Professor Burkhard Schafer

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, due for adoption this year, is intended to harmonise data protection laws across the EU

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Michelle McDowell MBE FREng

Michelle McDowell is a civil engineer known for her user-centered design approach; she has led on a portfolio of large-scale construction projects including the restoration of the Royal Albert Hall
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Recycling household waste

Keith Riley and Professor William Powrie FREng

Breakthroughs in processing have increased the proportion of recycled household waste in the past 20 years

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Politics of engineering

Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Liam Byrne MP, Dr Julian Huppert MP and Ed Long

In advance of the 2015 general election, Ingenia invited the three largest political parties to explain why engineering is important to them

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Troja Bridge

Brian Duguid and Ladislav Šašek

Mott MacDonald’s Brian Duguid, Practice Leader – Bridges, and Ladislav Šašek, Chief Designer for Prague’s Troja Bridge, explain the potential for this underexploited form of bridge design

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How to maximise loudspeaker quality

Dr Jack Oclee-Brown

Replication of sound without distortion has long been a challenge for makers of home stereo speaker systems

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Kidney dialysis

Professor Clive Buckberry FREng

Chief Technology Officer at Quanta Fluid Solutions outlines the steps to design and develop a new system that is lighter, smaller and easier to use than existing machines

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INNOVATION WATCH - Super cool(er)

Welsh startup Sure Chill has developed a cooler that uses the properties of water to keep its contents cool for around 10 days without electricity. This is ideal for storing items such as vaccines where electricity sources are unreliable

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HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Accelerometers


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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
Assistant Editor Emily Bick
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
John Loughhead OBE FREng
Martin Manning FREng
Professor Elaine Martin OBE FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Director of Policy and External Affairs Beverley Parkin

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