Engineering themes


A total of 36 items listed.

Sarah Springman CBE FREng

Competitive spirit

A civil engineer renowned for her research and teaching in soil mechanics. She has enjoyed a parallel career as an international elite athlete
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Olympic Legacies

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

Engineering learnings from the 2012 Games

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Computer Vision Advances

Dr Andrew Fitzgibbon and Dr Jamie Shotton

A look at the development behind the X-Boxthat has led to significant advances in controller-free computing

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Fair Game

Dr David James

A look at recent innovations in sports engineering

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Edward Dubois FREng

Architect at sea

Ed Dubois’s career has moved on from designing yachts built for speed to building top-of-the-range superyachts
By Michael Kenward OBE

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A step change

Professor Saeed Zahedi OBE

The development of the Echelon prosthetic foot.

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Game On

Siân Harris

A look at the development of the video game industry with its cross-over benefits to other engineering sectors

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Engineering Movement

Adrian Kohler

The engineering behined the full-size horse puppets in the award-winning stage production War Horse.

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Auralisation - Engineering sound for public places

Rob Harris FREng

Arup Acoustics use virtual environment to develop designs for auditoria with superb sound quality.

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Beyond Formula One

Duncan Bradley

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

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The demand for HD TV

Dr David Harrison

How the increasing demand for high-definition television is being compressed to fit onto existing broadcasting networks

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Stadia: Structural Giants

Stephen Morley

Designing some of the world’s largest stadia

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