Engineering themes

Nanotechnology/Engineering

A total of 71 items listed.

Offsite Construction

Hugh Ferguson

Laing O’Rourke’s Explore Manufacturing precast concrete facility uses techniques from the automobile and aerospace industries to improve precision and efficiency in construction

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Response to: Smart cities

Ellie Cosgrave and Léan Doody

Contributing authors to Information Marketplaces: The New Economics of Cities respond to What’s so clever about smart cities? (Ingenia 50)

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What's so clever about Smart Cities?

Rick Robinson and William Webb FREng

The availability of cheaper sensors, mobile communications and data processing have opened the door to smarter cities and infrastructure

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Future for mobile handsets

Christine Evans-Pughe

How low-power, high-performance processors are driving smartphone and tablet development

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How low can we go?

Dr Martin Knopf

Downsizing the internal combustion engine is cutting fuel consumption, improving vehicle efficiency and reducing carbon emissions

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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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Thinking Smarter

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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Industrial Systems – the vital role of manufacturing

Professor Stephen Garwood FREng

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Start/Stop engines come of age

Antonios Katirtzidis

The development behind engines that automatically switch off during idling and can significantly reduce fuel consumption and emissions

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Response to: Value of apprenticeships; Response to: Autonomous systems

Doug Oughton FREng; Anthony Finn and Richard Grover

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Are we ready for autonomous systems?

Dr Natasha McCarthy and Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal FREng

A look at some of the hopes and concerns for robotic and autonomous technology.

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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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