Ingenia - Issue 71, June 2017

 

Professor Neville Jackson FREng - Thinking about the revolutions

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Neville Jackson FREng joined Ricardo when he completed university. For more than three decades, he has helped the company to stay at the cutting-edge of engineering technologies.

Robotics and AI – driving the UK’s industrial strategy

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng sets out how investment in robotics and AI could improve innovation in the UK and secure our place as a world leader in the technologies.

Articles in this issue

The technology behind 'The Tempest'

The technology behind 'The Tempest'

Richard Gray, Sarah Ellis, Ben Lumsden and Tawny Schlieski

Motion-capture technology that is usually used on film sets is being employed live on stage to bring elements of Shakespeare’s play to life.

World record-breaking bridge

World record-breaking bridge

Hugh Ferguson, Michael Martin, David Climie and Peter Curran

The Queensferry Crossing is the largest construction project carried out in Scotland so far this century. It will be Britain’s tallest bridge when it opens later this summer.

An aircraft like no other

An aircraft like no other

Geoff Watts, Chris Daniels and David Burns

The Airlander is the world’s largest aircraft and, when in flight, can stay in the air for weeks at a time if necessary.

Solving a historical mystery

Solving a historical mystery

Sarah Griffiths and Professor Sarah Hainsworth FREng

The discovery of Richard III’s remains underneath a Leicester car park made headlines around the world. Forensic engineering science helped researchers find out how he died.

MacRobert award 2017

Supported by the worshipful company of Engineers

The 2017 finalists are Darktrace, the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Vision RT.

HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Spectrum

Radio spectrum is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum, a continuous range of wavelengths, that is widely used in modern technology.

INNOVATION WATCH - Farming straight up

Growing plants without soil is transforming how crops are grown across the world.

How I got here - Dr Sabesan Sithamparanathan

Dr Sabesan Sithamparanathan is Co-founder and CEO of PervasID. His company provides radio-frequency identification (RFID) readers for low-cost, long-distance sensing of passive RFID tags, for use in tracking in retail, security and healthcare.

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Gemma Hummerston
Editorial Assistant Portia Sale
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
John Loughhead OBE FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner OBE FREng FRSE
Faith Wainwright MBE FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Director of Policy and External Affairs Beverley Parkin

Rolls-Royce plc, BAE Systems, Arup

The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: Rolls-Royce plc, BAE Systems, Arup.

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