Engineering themes


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Making waves; Sustainable manufacturing; Coastal eco-cities collegium; AeroMSc bursary; Manufacturing report; Wireless charging buses

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Changing Gear

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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Biochemical Engineering

Stephen Vranch FREng and Professor Nigel Titchener-Hooker FREng

Medical researchers working on a variety of diseases can tackle them through the use of a new generation of medicines that utilise the very specific biological actions of certain large molecules

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Response to: Chips under the skin Response to: Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Response to: Additive manufacturing and 3D printing Response to: Policies for growth

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Additive manufacturing and 3D printing

Professor Richard Hague and Dr Phil Reeves

As these technologies continue to develop, applications for medical devices are among the first to see real benefits

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Jane Atkinson FREng

Licence to troubleshoot

Jane Atkinson built an international career commissioning and troubleshooting steel plants; she now oversees a sustainable energy business
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sir David McMurtry FREng FRS

Turning patents into profits

In coming up with a solution that helped aircraft to take off McMurtry also launched a business that has transformed modern manufacturing
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Slimmer solar cells

Dr Richard Stevenson

Advances in manufacturing techniques allow new, flexible thin-film photovoltaic cells to collect solar energy more efficiently

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Pragmatic Engineering

Tim Rushby-Smith

For 21 years, the charity Motivation has designed and supplied tens of thousands of wheelchairs for use in developing countries

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Brompton Folding Bikes

Will Butler-Adams

From its start with handmade prototypes to becoming the largest-volume bicycle manufacturer in the UK, Brompton Bicycle Ltd has become a manufacturing success story through engineering

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Range Rover...with a twist

Roger Stansfield

The winner of the 2012 MacRobert Award, the Range Rover Evoque, combines off-road capabilities with a more energy-efficient engine and a lighter body

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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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