Ingenia - Issue 74, March 2018



Paddy Lowe FREng- A formula for success

Michael Kenward OBE

During 30 years at the forefront of developments in Formula One technology, Paddy Lowe FREng has played a role in 158 race wins, and seven Drivers’ Championship titles.

Articles in this issue

How I got here - Elliott Webb

As an Arup apprentice, Elliott Webb is gaining valuable experience across several engineering disciplines, including working on High Speed Two.

Raising and conserving the Mary Rose

Raising and conserving the Mary Rose

Dominic Joyeux, Dr Eleanor Schofield, and Christopher Dobbs

The Mary Rose was raised from the sea more than 35 years ago. Since that time, innovative engineering techniques have helped to preserve the hull and the ship’s artefacts, and are still being used in its conservation.

Measure to make better

Measure to make better

Michael Kenward OBE

Metrology, the scientific study of measurement, is fundamental to manufacturing. As production processes evolve, measurement techniques must develop and become more precise.

A tower with a twist

Hugh Ferguson and Richard Lawson

The twisted design of the PwC Tower in Johannesburg presented engineers with a host of structural challenges. They employed parametric modelling to help come up with efficient solutions.

An ingenious introduction to engineering

An ingenious introduction to engineering

Portia Sale

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Ingenious scheme funds projects that engage the public with engineering. Some of these projects are playing an integral role in the government’s Year of Engineering.


While there are many different types of robots, many share the same components that help them move.

INNOVATION WATCH - A more convenient way to camp

A British manufacturer has created the world’s lightest tent, following several years of research and development into innovative materials and manufacturing processes.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Gemma Hummerston
Editorial Assistant Portia Sale
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
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
Associate Director, Communications and Partnerships Jo Trigg

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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