Engineering themes

Bioengineering/Medical

A total of 75 items listed.

Blast mitigation

Professor Anthony Bull FREng

Professor Anthony Bull FREng, explains how a multidisciplinary team is helping protect, treat and rehabilitate people who are exposed to explosive forces.

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Diversity and inclusion, Dyson award winner, Superfast broadband award, Computer creativity, Better and faster, Connecting data, and Ingenia survey results

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Algae-powered architecture

Jill Entwistle

Jan Wurm, an associate director at Arup, was one of the chief designers of the energy system. He talked to Jill Entwistle about the concept, execution and results from the world’s first photobioreactor.

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Engineering polymath wins major award

Geoff Watts

The 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to the ground-breaking chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer FREng for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface between chemistry and medicine

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Kidney dialysis

Professor Clive Buckberry FREng

Chief Technology Officer at Quanta Fluid Solutions outlines the steps to design and develop a new system that is lighter, smaller and easier to use than existing machines

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Medical pioneer wins biggest engineering prize, Born to engineer videos, Solar electrification in Zambia, Rosetta project update, New STEM resources, Award-winning bridgework

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Applied origami

Manisha Lalloo

With mathematical modelling and new software based on the properties of folded paper, origami is finding applications in surface design, collapsible and deployable structures, robotics and medicine

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More than a bridge, A call to action, Create the Trophy winner, Rosetta mission, Inflatable incubators, Africa prize, and Ingenia live

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Raman scanner wins MacRobert award

Cobalt Light Systems, the company that developed this breakthrough, has applied the technique to airport scanners that search for banned substances in liquids.

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Robots in theatre

Professor Brian Davies FREng

Recent years have seen surgical robots scoring a number of successes in the operating theatre.

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Mobile health technology

Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci

Using networked, sensor-enabled phones and tablets, engineers and clinicians are working together to develop monitoring and feedback systems to improve patient health

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Biochemical Engineering

Stephen Vranch FREng and Professor Nigel Titchener-Hooker FREng

Medical researchers working on a variety of diseases can tackle them through the use of a new generation of medicines that utilise the very specific biological actions of certain large molecules

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