Articles - Profiles

 

Showing 69 articles.

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng - Integrating metrology in business and academe

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng - Integrating metrology in business and academe

Michael Kenward OBE

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

Issue 66
Professor Paul Newman FREng - Instilling robots with lifelong learning

Professor Paul Newman FREng - Instilling robots with lifelong learning

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Paul Newman FREng explained to Michael Kenward how he came to lead the Oxford Mobile Robotics Group and why the time is right for a revolution in autonomous technologies

Issue 65

Professor Nick McKeown FREng - Evolving the internet

Michael Kenward OBE

He may have given the world the technology that speeded up the internet, but in his next move, Professor Nick McKeown FREng plans to replace those networks he helped create

Issue 64

Dr Ralf Speth FREng - R&D investment makes good business sense

Michael Kenward OBE

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

Issue 63

Michelle McDowell MBE FREng

Michael Kenward OBE

Michelle McDowell is a civil engineer known for her user-centered design approach; she has led on a portfolio of large-scale construction projects including the restoration of the Royal Albert Hall

Issue 62

Professor Mark Miodownik FREng - His marvellous materials

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Mark Miodownik’s fascination with materials and their properties has led to a career as both a successful researcher and a high-profile communicator of science and engineering in the media

Issue 61

Professor William Webb FREng - A strategic thinker

Michael Kenward OBE

William Webb FREng kick-started his career by changing the way wireless communications carry data

Issue 60

Judith Hackitt CBE FREng - Culture of Safety

Michael Kenward OBE

Safety has been a constant theme in a career that has taken Judith Hackitt from running large processing plants to chairing the UK’s Health and Safety Executive

Issue 59

Nick Cooper FREng - Applying Newton's Laws

Michael Kenward OBE

Nick Cooper talks about his passion for applying the basic laws of physics to solve diverse engineering problems

Issue 58

David Braben FREng - An Elite Entrepreneur

Michael Kenward OBE

An early interest in computing led to a career designing award-winning and profitable games as well as helping co-found the Raspberry Pi Foundation

Issue 57

Professor Chris Wise FREng - Trailblazing engineer

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Chris Wise has a successful career in civil engineering and now teaches university undergraduates about architecture, design and structural engineering

Issue 56

Jane Atkinson FREng - Licence to troubleshoot

Michael Kenward OBE

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

Issue 55
TOP