Ingenia - Issue 36, September 2008


Articles in this issue

Four engineers: four Silver Medals

A short profile of the four UK engineers awarded The Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medals in 2008

Palme d'Or

Hugh Gill

The 2008 MacRobert Award winners describe how they developed the bionic i-LIMB hand

Power for the future

Dr Rebecca Pool

An overview of fuel cells today and their likely take-up for the future

Composite materials revolutionise aerospace engineering

Tim Edwards

How the use of carbon-fibre composites in wing manufacture is changing aerospace engineering

Tamper-proofing computer chips

Philip Paul

An Engineering Leadership Award grant has led to research preventing hackers from penetrating security card systems

Engineering art from science

Colin Dancer

An engineer describes his fruitful partnership with a contemporary artist

The role of the Technology Strategy Board

Iain Gray

Over £1 billion of funding is being spent on making the UK a global leader in innovation

Innovate with vision

David Gann and Mark Dodgson

How innovation technology is changing the way that innovative ideas become reality

Innovation Watch

Swimsuits for Olympians: the engineering and manufacturing innovation used in creating swimsuits that help swimmers go faster

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
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng 
Director, Policy & Public Affairs Beverley Parkin

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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