Ingenia - Issue 48, September 2011


Articles in this issue

Lessons from Windscale's Nuclear Legacy

Peter Mann

Decommissioning work undertaken on the Windscale Piles and the Windscale Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor will provide important information for future nuclear installations

Constructing the Hindhead Tunnel

Paul Arnold and Paul Hoyland

The engineering challenges behind the completion of the Hindhead improvement project.

Computer Vision Advances

Dr Andrew Fitzgibbon and Dr Jamie Shotton

A look at the development behind the X-Boxthat has led to significant advances in controller-free computing

Facial Recognition

Dr Thomas Heseltine and Dr Nick Whitehead

The technology behind a new approach to creating a reliable set of facial biometrics systems

University Technical Colleges

Anna Paczuska

A new concept in education that could provide highly-skilled educated technicians for the UK

Tattoo's New Grandstand

Ian Lumsden

How the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo’s biggest infrastructure project in forty years was designed and built

Innovation Watch - Helping Buildings Breathe

A Cambridge based company, Breathing Buildings, has achieved rapid commercial success by producing a pioneering method of natural ventilation in buildings

Why does that happen - Liquefaction

An explanation of liquefaction and how engineers can avoid some of its dangers

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistance Heidi Cross
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead OBE FREng
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng


Director, Policy & Public Affairs Beverley Parkin

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

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


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