Ingenia - Issue 82, March 2020
Wedded to engineering
Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Our 21st century information superhighway
Vinton G. Cerf ForMemRS
Life in electrifying times
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE is the new President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He talks about his career in power engineering and helping shape policy issues in the UK.
HOW I GOT HERE - Ben Crowther
Ben Crowther wants to use his engineering degree to create a more sustainable future.
Flying close to the sun
A new European spacecraft, the Solar Orbiter, is set to improve our understanding of the Sun including what gives rise to solar wind, a phenomenon that can affect technologies like communications satellites and electric grids.
The final frontier
Spaceports represent an ingenious solution to the logistical challenges of launching small satellites into orbit.
Cleaning up London's waste
The Thames Tideway Tunnel is the UK’s largest ever water infrastructure project. Its centrepiece is a 25-kilometre sewage tunnel deep below the River Thames.
From brass to recyclable plastic - the reinvention of musical instruments
Having sold 250,000 brightly coloured plastic trombones worldwide, a Warwick company is now producing a variety of polymer-made instruments.
INNOVATION WATCH - Wireless foetal monitor
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Ground source heat pumps
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Interim Publications Manager||Portia Sale|
|Editorial Consultant||Dominic Joyeux|
|Editorial Board||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
|Director, Communications and Engagement||Jo Trigg|
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