Engineering themes


A total of 75 items listed.

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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Professor Jon Cooper FREng

How microelectronics are transforming chemical analysis and leading the search for extra-terrestrial life

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Reed Bed Systems

Professor Joe Biddlestone and David Cooper

How the engineering of reed bed systems is helpingto clean up dirty water

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Professor Richard Kitney OBE FREng

Biological Systems Pioneer

How an engineer’s approach to biological systems could lead to new methods of manufacturing.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Engineering the future; Response to Biofuels: The Future

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Biofuels: the future?

Dr John Constable

The current state-of-play for biofuel use around the world and where the industry could take the technology in the future.

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