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Sir David McMurtry FREng FRS - Turning patents into profits

Michael Kenward OBE

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

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Sir Christopher Snowden FREng FRS - A business-like approach to learning

A business-like approach to learning

A leading researcher in semiconductor technology and director of several successful businesses, Sir Christopher uses his expertise to make UK universities more competitive.

Issue 53

Richard Parry-Jones CBE FREng - Not the retiring type

Michael Kenward OBE

After a 38-year career spanning R&D, technology and manufacturing leadership at Ford, Parry-Jones is now bringing his expertise to Network Rail in his new role as Chairman.

Issue 52

Sarah Springman CBE FREng - Competitive spirit

Michael Kenward OBE

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

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Lord Drayson FREng - Driving force

Michael Kenward OBE

The successful entrepreneur and three-time Minister of State is now developing the world’s first ‘Formula E’ electric racing car.

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Jeni Mundy FREng - Mobile systems specialist

Michael Kenward OBE

The CTO of Vodafone UK talks about the evolution of mobile networks and their extension into money transfer, telematics and cloud computing.

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Sir John Parker FREng - Engineering Success

Michael Kenward OBE

The new President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, talks about how his engineering background has helped shape his business experience.

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Edward Dubois FREng - Architect at sea

Michael Kenward OBE

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

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Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS - Encouraging innovative research

Michael Kenward OBE

The Chief Executive of the EPSRC talks to Ingenia about his career and the organisation’s current research focus.

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Carol Burke FREng - A vision for manufacturing

Michael Kenward OBE

An engineer in the automotive business, she describes some of the ways Unipart intend to tackle the economic crisis.

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Chris Mairs FREng - A Sound Communicator

Michael Kenward OBE

A software engineer who is taking on the obstacles that technology imposes on blind and partially sighted users.

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Professor Charles Kao CBE FREng - Man who lit up the world

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Kao proposed a practical optical fibre communication system and won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2009 for his work.

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