Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 123 articles for: Research and Development

Professor Andy Hopper CBE FREng FRS - Computing and Sustainability

Michael Kenward OBE

One of the pioneers of the UK’s computer industry and a prolific creator of spin-out businesses.

Issue 42

In Brief

Darwin's cocoon; Boost for photonics research; Building engineering physics

Issue 42

Design Drives - Materials Innovation

Dr Raymond Oliver FREng, Anne Toomey

A new generation of ‘smart’ materials could fundamentally change the way we live our lives.

Issue 42

Professor Mandy Chessell FREng - Prolific Inventor

Michael Kenward OBE

How a prolific inventor got started with IBM and how she has helped the culture of innovation at the multinational information technology company.

Issue 40

Beyond Formula One

Duncan Bradley

How motor-racing technology is finding applications for its innovations across other industries, like healthcare and defence.

Issue 40

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 Richard Kitney OBE FREng - Biological Systems Pioneer

Michael Kenward OBE

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

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The European Extremely Large Telescope

Professor Colin Cunningham

A new ground-based telescope that will be100 times more sensitive than Hubble

Issue 39

Professor David Payne CBE FREng FRS - A golden touch

Michael Kenward OBE

The work of Professor David Payne on optical fibre amplifiers helped make a telecommunications revolution possible.

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