Ingenia - Issue 66, March 2016
Convincing the social artists
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
New Shetland Gas Plant, Materials Award, Factory 2050
LETTERS - Tackling fuel poverty and climate change, Buildings as power stations
Doug King FREng and Dr Tony Vickers FREng
OPINION - Steel can arise from the ashes of coal
Professor Sridhar Seetharaman
Professor Sridhar Seetharaman argues that smaller, flexible steel mills implementing new technology would better cope with fluctuating global trends.
Integrating metrology in business and academe
Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng
Professor Jane Jiang’s interest in measuring began when she worked on a bus production line in China.
A lot more than lubrication
Professor Ian Hutchings FREng
Professor Ian Hutchings FREng, GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge, highlights the progress and some failures of the important discipline of tribology.
Professor Mark Williams
Laser scanning and digital prototyping can help the forensic investigation of crime scenes. Professor Mark Williams explains how his team’s technologies and expertise have helped solve serious crimes and aid the presentation of evidence to juries.
Securing water supplies with sand dams
Jenny Bardwell talked to Simon Maddrell, Executive Director of the charity Excellent Development, about the principles and success of sand dams.
What makes an exciting roller coaster?
Sarah Griffiths talked to engineers, designers and enthusiasts about the elements that all roller coasters share and what makes some rides scarier than others.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation
The writer and broadcaster Geoff Watts talked to Mike Polson, Engineering Director of Magstim Company Ltd, about the history and potential of transcranial magnetic stimulation.
INNOVATION WATCH - Organ transplant breakthrough
After nearly 20 years of research and a wide tranche of clinical trials, a medical innovation originating in Oxford is saving lives and winning awards.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Noise-cancelling headphones
Active Noise-Cancelling (ANC) headphones are used mainly by train and plane passengers wanting to listen to radio, music or film without hearing background low-frequency engine and travel noises.
The members of the Ingenia editorial board
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Dominic Joyeux|
|Editorial Board|| Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
John Loughhead 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|