Ingenia - Issue 63, June 2015

 

Health risks from nuclear accidents - fact or fiction?

Professor Gerry Thomas

Professor Gerry Thomas, Professor of Molecular Pathology at Imperial College London, thinks that the perceived health risks of exposure to radiation from nuclear power plants accidents are vastly overestimated.

Dr Ralf Speth FREng - R&D investment makes good business sense

Michael Kenward OBE

In five years as CEO, Dr Ralf Speth FREng has increased investment and R&D at Jaguar Land Rover, overhauled the company’s production facilities, and incorporated energy-saving technologies and new materials

Responses to: SMR editorial, Energy from waste, Security of driverless cars

Professor Ian Fells CBE FREng FRSE, Eur Ing Richard Groome CEng FIChemE FRSPH, Hugh Boyes CEng FIET

Articles in this issue

Engineering polymath wins major award

Engineering polymath wins major award

Geoff Watts

The 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to the ground-breaking chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer FREng for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface between chemistry and medicine

Diamond technology: beyond hardness

Diamond technology: beyond hardness

Professor Mark Newton

The UK is home to synthetic diamond research and production activities that take advantage of the material’s several extreme properties, in addition to its hardness

MacRobert Award 2015

MacRobert Award 2015

This year’s 2015 finalists are Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd, Endomag and Victrex

London's deepest tunnel and shafts

London's deepest tunnel and shafts

Richard Sutherden

The Lee Tunnel – the UK water industry’s largest project since its privatisation in 1989 – is the deepest tunnel ever built in London

INNOVATION WATCH - Cable fault locator

The winner of the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s 2014 Innovation Award was a handheld portable device for detecting faults in low voltage electrical cables

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Assistant Editor Emily Bick
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
John Loughhead OBE FREng
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Director of Policy and External Affairs Beverley Parkin

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

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

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