Profiles

Profile articles are now a regular item in Ingenia issues. These are listed below.

A total of 55 items listed.

Richard Parry-Jones CBE FREng

Not the retiring type

After a 38-year career spanning R&D, technology and manufacturing leadership at Ford, Parry-Jones is now bringing his expertise to Network Rail in his new role as Chairman
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sarah Springman CBE FREng

Competitive spirit

A civil engineer renowned for her research and teaching in soil mechanics. She has enjoyed a parallel career as an international elite athlete
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Lord Drayson FREng

Driving force

The successful entrepreneur and three-time Minister of State is now developing the world’s first ‘Formula E’ electric racing car.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Jeni Mundy FREng

Mobile systems specialist

The CTO of Vodafone UK talks about the evolution of mobile networks and their extension into money transfer, telematics and cloud computing
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sir John Parker FREng

Engineering Success

The new President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, talks about how his engineering background has helped shape his business experience
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Edward Dubois FREng

Architect at sea

Ed Dubois’s career has moved on from designing yachts built for speed to building top-of-the-range superyachts
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS

Encouraging innovative research

The Chief Executive of the EPSRC talks to Ingenia about his career and the organisation’s current research focus
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Carol Burke FREng

A vision for manufacturing

An engineer in the automotive business, she describes some of the ways Unipart intend to tackle the economic crisis
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Chris Mairs FREng

A Sound Communicator

A software engineer who is taking on the obstacles that technology imposes on blind and partially sighted users
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Professor Charles Kao CBE FREng

Man who lit up the world

Professor Kao proposed a practical optical fibre communication system and won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2009 for his work.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Professor Andy Hopper CBE FREng FRS

Computing and Sustainability

One of the pioneers of the UK’s computer industry and a prolific creator of spin-out businesses.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Stephen Payne OBE FREng

Queen Mary 2

How the designer of the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner was inspired by Blue Peter and now campaigns for young people to become engineers
By Michael Kenward OBE

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