Ingenia - Issue 40, September 2009


Articles in this issue

Five Engineers: five Silver Medals

Profiles of each of the winners of The Royal Academy Engineering Silver Medals 2009

Offshore Defences

Professor Dominic Reeve, Dr Vanesa Magar, Dr Shunqi Pan

Coastal engineers put forward the probabilities of flooding and how offshore defences are being introduced off the UK coastline

Beyond Formula One

Duncan Bradley

How motor-racing technology is finding applications for its innovations across other industries, like healthcare and defence.

Making Light Work

Professors Kishan Dholakia FRSE, Will Stewart FREng and James Wilkinson

Optical tweezers and traps are being developed that can move items at the nanometer level using light.

Auralisation - Engineering sound for public places

Rob Harris FREng

Arup Acoustics use virtual environment to develop designs for auditoria with superb sound quality.

Engineering Movement

Adrian Kohler

The engineering behined the full-size horse puppets in the award-winning stage production War Horse.

A conversation with Abdallah Jum'ah

The speaker at the Academy's 2009 International Lecture, and former head of oil giant Saudi Aramco, talks to Academy President, Lord Browne of Madingley.

Innovation Watch: shock absorbing material

A flexible polymer that stiffens on impact is now being used in protective sportswear, military equipment, and in coverings for high-value goods.

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Chris Atkinson
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Basil Butler CBE FREng
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Martin Manning FREng
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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