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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

Stephen Payne OBE FREng - Queen Mary 2

Michael Kenward OBE

How the designer of the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner was inspired by Blue Peter and now campaigns for young people to become engineers

Issue 41

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

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.

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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Professor Dame Ann Dowling CBE - Creating silent skies

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Dowling’s career began working with Concorde and has moved on to working on sustainable urban development.

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Peter Head OBE FREng - Planning to be sustainable

Michael Kenward OBE

Peter Head's current role promoting sustainable development at Arup follows a hugely successful career constructing bridges

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David Waboso FREng - A Proven Track Record

Michael Kenward OBE

The teacher-turned-engineer speaks about how his experience working with roads, water supply and in an inner city comprehensive led him to become the Director of Engineering at London Underground

Issue 35

Sir Rob Margetts CBE FREng - Enthusiastic teamwork

Michael Kenward OBE

One of the UK’s leading engineers demonstrates how good teams are the secret to great enterprises

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Dr Hermann Hauser CBE FREng - An Inspiring Entrepreneur

Michael Kenward OBE

One of the UK’s leading investors in high-tech businesses tells Michael Kenward how an investment of £50 started his succesful life as an entrepreneur

Issue 33

Dame Julia Higgins DBE FREng FRS - Prolific Professor

Michael Kenward OBE

One of the Academy’s leading female Fellows tells Michael Kenward about being both scientist and engineer, and how she has taken to promoting science, engineering and womens’ roles in her profession

Issue 32

Paul Westbury FREng - An intuitive engineer

Michael Kenward OBE

The Academy's youngest elected Fellow talks to Michael Kenward OBE about his love of sport and his contribution to the creation of some of today's leading sports venues

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