Engineering themes

Production/Manufacturing

A total of 72 items listed.

Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter

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A lot more than lubrication

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng, GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge, highlights the progress and some failures of the important discipline of tribology.

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Integrating metrology in business and academe

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng

Professor Jane Jiang’s interest in measuring began when she worked on a bus production line in China.

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OPINION - Steel can arise from the ashes of coal

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman argues that smaller, flexible steel mills implementing new technology would better cope with fluctuating global trends.

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New Shetland Gas Plant, Materials Award, Factory 2050

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Diamond technology: beyond hardness

Professor Mark Newton

The UK is home to synthetic diamond research and production activities that take advantage of the material’s several extreme properties, in addition to its hardness

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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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Dr Ralf Speth FREng

R&D investment makes good business sense

In five years as CEO, Dr Ralf Speth FREng has increased investment and R&D at Jaguar Land Rover, overhauled the company’s production facilities, and incorporated energy-saving technologies and new materials

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Africa Prize finalists, Inventive Britain, Ingenious Awards, Women in Engineering Day, Made Here Now, Enterprise Fellowships awarded, and Ingenia Live!

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Accessing the UK's subsea assets

Allen Leatt FREng

Allen Leatt FREng, Senior Vice President Engineering at Subsea 7, explains how new production technologies and underwater installation and maintenance techniques are reversing the decline in production.

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Catapult centres

Stephen Harris

What the centres do and how they have been received by the research and business communities.

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UK manufacturing on the rise

Sir Mike Gregory FREng

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