Ingenia - Issue 73, December 2017
Open data opportunities
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
How engineering can take its place in the spotlight
The Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP
A talent for bursting bubbles
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor Timothy Leighton FREng FRS's research has taken in a variety of areas, from underwater acoustics and ultrasonics to antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance.
HOW I GOT HERE
Q & A - Anna Ploszajski
Materials engineer Anna Ploszajski has a sideline in stand-up comedy, which she uses to communicate the excitement of engineering to the public
Ready to break records
Richard Gray and Mark Chapman
The Bloodhound Supersonic Car has overcome several engineering challenges in its development. The vehicle is aiming to break the world land speed record in South Africa.
Copenhagen's 'kissing' bridge
Ian Firth FREng and Amar Bahra
An innovative sliding bridge in the Danish capital has transformed commuting for hundreds of pedestrians and cyclists, as well as becoming a tourist attraction.
The 2017 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering was awarded to the four engineers whose individual contributions led to the creation of digital image sensors.
Accurate targeting of tumours
Tereza Pultarova and Norman Smith
The AlignRT surface-guided radiotherapy treatment system tracks a patient's position before and during radiotherapy to maximise comfort and accuracy.
The sky's the limit
Hugh Ferguson and Kamran Moazami
432 Park Avenue in New York is one of the world's tallest and most slender buildings, so innovative engineering was essential to its design.
INNOVATION WATCH - The world's smallest gravimeter
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have created a small and affordable gravimeter - a device used to detect even the smallest changes in gravity.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Drones
The technology used in drones is becoming more advanced as their use becomes more widespread.
Board members for this issue are:
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Gemma Hummerston|
|Editorial Assistant||Portia Sale|
|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 OBE FREng FRSE
Faith Wainwright MBE FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
|Associate Director, Communications and Partnerships||Jo Trigg|