Engineering themes


A total of 80 items listed.

Engineering cells to grow tissue

Professor Alicia El Haj

Advances in cell and tissue manufacture, using magnetic nanoparticles and scaffold biomaterials

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Response to: Modelling Health and Disease; Collaborative Research

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Modelling health and disease

Dr Clare Sansom

A European initiative that aims to improve the ability to predict, diagnose and treat disease

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Response to: Self-healing concrete; Funding research

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Development and Reform

Juliet Benning

Professor Sir Richard Feacham FREng outlined his vision for reorganising the way aid is given to developing nations

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Engineering business success

Professor William Bonfield CBE FREng FMedSci FRS

ApaTech has fused bones and commercial vision to create one of the world’s fastest growing medical companies

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Self-Healing Concrete

Damian Arnold

Dr Henk Jonkers describes his research utilising a strain of mineral- producing bacteria to help protect concrete from breaking up

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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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A step change

Professor Saeed Zahedi OBE

The development of the Echelon prosthetic foot.

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Practical Action

Andrew Scott

An international charity that generates templates of simple engineering solutions for people worldwide to copy and implement

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The Appliance of Science

Chris Atkinson

The winner of the 2009 Sir Frank Whittle Medal talked about the commercialisation of engineering research, at the Academy’s New Year Lecture.

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Making Light Work

Professors Kishan Dholakia FRSE, Will Stewart FREng and James Wilkinson

Optical tweezers and traps are being developed that can move items at the nanometer level using light.

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