Engineering themes

Information/Communications Technologies/Computing

A total of 164 items listed.

Wireless Communications Reach Maturity

Professor William Webb FREng

Charting the progress of technological advances in the mobile phone industry

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The Hafnium Breakthrough

Dr Scott Steedman FREng

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Responses to ‘Engineering adaptation’, ‘Investigating New Orleans’ and ‘Why do large IT programmes fail?

Professor Jim Hall and Professor Enda O’Connell FREng, Robert Muir Wood MA PhD and Professor Jim Norton

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Why do large IT programmes fail?

Pieter Lindeque FREng

An IT troubleshooter examines why large projects often go wrong, and suggests ways they could be managed more effectively in the future

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Lloyd's Register Lecture 2006

This year’s lecture on ‘Public Perception of Risk’was given by Professor Sir Robert Worcester

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Dilemmas of Privacy and Surveillance

Professor Nigel Gilbert FREng

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Single Chip Success

Eric Janson

The MacRobert Award winner of 2005 reveals how CSR met the engineering challenges posed by Bluetooth technology

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Universal Dinghies

Sally Wilkes

Paralympic dinghies that allow sailors of all abilities to compete

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Reading the Unreadable

Dr Melissa Terras

Using image-interpreting solutions to decipher ancient texts.

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Underwater Breakthrough

Vivienne Macey

Using electro-magnetic imaging to search for oil reserves beneath the sea floor.

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Protecting Phone Systems

Dr William Webb FREng

How communications networks have fared during recent disasters and how they could be made more effective.

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Alan Wood CBE FREng

The head of Siemens in the UK talks to Jenny Bardwell about his childhood, his prolific career, and how the iPod is transforming society

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