Ingenia - Issue 85, December 2020
One goal, ten points
Scott Steedman CBE FREng
How can the UK solve its carbon problem?
Professor Dieter Helm CBE
A passion for networks
Michael Kenward OBE
Dr Andrew Harter CBE DL FREng’s RealVNC technology has enabled remote access to a computer anywhere in the world.
How I got here - Carebox
Two engineers share their work on CareBox, a series of design guidelines to provide additional intensive care and ward beds for COVID-19 patients.
Charging into the future
Michael Kenward OBE
The Jaguar I-PACE is the company’s first all-electric vehicle, and was recognised as a MacRobert Award finalist in 2020.
Cleaning wastewater with algae
As new regulations call for lower levels of phosphorous in returned wastewater, algae provide a cheaper and lower-carbon method of purification.
Delivering fast-track COVID-19 vaccines
Manufacturing and supply chains are preparing to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine after an accelerated development process.
How to keep a social distance
As the world begins to return to work after the pandemic, Arup has adapted existing technology to help offices maintain safe social distancing.
Intelligent weed control
Dr Paul Miller FREng
Automated hoeing is taking the manual labour and pesticides out of weed removal with onboard vision-guidance systems.
Raising the bar
Engineers at Cadbury ensure that every bar of chocolate has the taste, texture and appearance that we expect.
Innovation watch - Traffic lights for the tide
An Internet of Things device lights up to show visitors whether the Holy Island causeway is safe to cross.
How does that work - electric hairdryers
The everyday object uses various engineering elements to heat and blow air safely.
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Gemma Hummerston|
|Publications Officer||Portia Sale|
Ginny Clarke CBE FREng
|Director, Communications and Partnerships||Jo Trigg|
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