Ingenia - Issue 79, June 2019


Ingenia at 20

Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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In brief

In brief

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Can electrification solve aviation’s emissions problem?

Paul Stein FREng

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Driven to an electrifying future

Michael Kenward OBE

Nick Rogers FREng started his career as an apprentice technician and now leads product engineering at Jaguar Land Rover.

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Guest Editorial

The evolution of engineering

Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS

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HOW I GOT HERE - Zoe Dobell

After university, systems engineer Zoe Dobell joined Transport for London’s graduate training scheme and is now working on the Central Line Improvement Programme.

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Engineering an artificial pancreas

Geoff Watts

Engineers and researchers are making significant developments in technologies that are helping people with diabetes to monitor and treat the condition more efficiently, with the ultimate goal being an artificial pancreas.

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A centre fit for future transport

Professor David Mullins

The National Automotive Innovation Centre at the University of Warwick has support from government and industry to address the challenges in the research and development of future vehicles.

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Hollowing out a future in fibre optics

Dr Matthew Partridge

A new generation of fibre optic cables with a hollow core are being developed, which will be able to transmit data over longer distances faster and more efficiently.

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50 years of engineering innovation

As the MacRobert Award celebrates 50 years of recognising achivements in UK engineering, Ingenia looks back at some of its previous winners.

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A century celebrating women engineers

Portia Sale

Set up to support women who wanted to continue working in engineering after the First World War, the Women’s Engineering Society celebrates its centenary this year. It continues to champion women engineers and encourage young women into engineering careers.

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Wheelchairs that access all areas

Dominic Joyeux

A former toolmaker for Formula 1 has used his engineering expertise to engineer bespoke wheelchairs that are lightweight, high-tech and allow users to travel over a wider range of terrains.

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INNOVATION WATCH - Ultrasonic armour inspection

Technology developed at Cardiff University is making it easier to detect damage in body armour.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK - 3D facial recognition technology

3D facial recognition technology is becoming more commonly used for identification purposes.

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Editorial Board

  Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
  Managing Editor Gemma Hummerston
  Publications Officer Portia Sale
  Editorial Board Professor Andrew Bell FREng
Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Ginny Clarke CBE FREng
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead CB OBE FREng
Dr Paul Miller 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


The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisation for Ingenia:



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