Ingenia - Issue 31, June 2007


Responses to 'Systems Biology' and the MacRobert Awards

Colin Blakemore FMedSci Hon FIBiol FRCP Hon FBAASc FRS, Andrew J Millar, Dr Geoffrey Robinson FREng

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

Articles in this issue

MacRobert Award 2007

An overview of the technologies produced by the 2007 winner and three finalists of the prestigious MacRobert Award

Supersize Wings

Rob Bray

The challenges of designing the wings for the world's largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380

Brightening Lives

Professor Richard De La Rue FREng

How optoelectronic semiconductors are continuing to have an impact on modern life through the discovery of new materials and new design structures

Decarbonising Buildings

Roger Hitchin

Maximising the elimination of carbon generated in creating, taking down and maintaining a building

Digital Switchover

Dr William Webb FREng and Simon Crine

The issues surrounding the digital transformation of the UK's television system

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Lecture 2007

This year's lecture 'Carpe Diem: the Dangers of Risk Aversion' was given by Professor Roderick Smith FREng ScD FIMeche

Vehicle Sound Engineering

Dr Paul Jennings, Dr Garry Dunne and Roger Williams

Creating car sounds that are appropriate to their marques

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Angus Dawson
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Basil Butler CBE FREng
Bob Emmerson FREng
Dr Dougal Goodman FREng
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Dr William Webb FREng
Director, Policy & Public Affairs Dr Richard Wilson

ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc

The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc


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