Ingenia - Issue 80, September 2019


Lessons from Graphene City

Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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In brief

In brief

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AI is not magic but it is complex

Mandy Chessell CBE FREng

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Structures for a sustainable society

Jo da Silva OBE FREng talks of the need to consider the resilience of the infrastructure that sustains cities and their inhabitants.

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HOW I GOT HERE - Natalie Cheung

The film I, Robot, inspired Natalie Cheung to consider engineering as a career. She has gone on to work on several big railway projects.

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Bioelectronic devices

Professor Tim Denison

Implantable medical devices continue to drastically improve the lives of people with long-term health conditions.

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A square peg in a round hole

Hugh Ferguson

22 Bishopsgate was built on the basement of an earlier failed development. The result is the tallest building in the City of London.

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Composites take off

Michael Kenward OBE

Bombardier won the 50th anniversary MacRobert Award for engineering innovation with its innovative composite carbon fibre wings for the Airbus A220.

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Hives of activity

Neil Cumins

Ocado’s new automated warehouse in Erith has thousands of robots collaborating to pick and pack customer grocery orders.

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Farming in the desert

Geoff Watts

Structures that use seawater to keep the growing environment cool are being used to farm fruit and vegetables in hot and arid conditions.

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Silver medallists

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INNOVATION WATCH - Echo-location for navigation

Sixth Sense is a handheld device that uses echo-location and haptic feedback to help people with visual impairments.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK - Kettle switch-off

Electric kettles use a very simple method to overcome a tricky problem: how to switch themselves off.

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Editorial Board

  Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
  Managing Editor
(maternity leave)
Gemma Hummerston
  Interim Publications Manager Portia Sale
  Editorial Consultant Dominic Joyeux
  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


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