Ingenia - Issue 86, March 2021

 

Engineering skills to better meet society’s needs

Dawn Bonfield MBE and Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi CBE FREng

Facing engineering’s ultimate challenge

Michael Kenward OBE

Dr Luisa Freitas dos Santos FREng is Vice President, R&D Global Clinical Supply Chain, at GSK. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic she has maintained a steady supply of medicines while pursuing new therapies.

Articles in this issue

How I got here - Felicity Milton

Felicity Milton, mechanical engineer and Senior Manager, Strategy and Innovation at adidas, talks about the future of trainers.

All hands to the pumps

All hands to the pumps

Michael Kenward OBE

The UK’s engineering industry collaborated to rapidly create over 13,000 ventilators for the NHS in just 12 weeks.

Helping the green revolution

Helping the green revolution

David Williams and Muhammad Imran Khan

Hornsea One is the world’s largest offshore windfarm, generating enough electricity to supply over one million UK homes, while Hornsea Two is under construction.

Lessons from the field

Abigail Beall

Engineers discuss the impact that working in other countries has had on their career paths and outlooks.

Life after landfills

Life after landfills

Dominic Joyeux

UK households produce over 25 million tonnes of waste a year and only around 45% of UK waste is recycled. The waste that can’t be recycled or reused goes to landfill, where it is starting to contribute to the circular economy.

The Mayflower sails again

The Mayflower sails again

Neil Cumins

A fully autonomous vessel is sailing from Plymouth to the US, gathering data about plastic pollution, global warming and marine life.

INNOVATION WATCH - From food waste to fashion

INNOVATION WATCH - From food waste to fashion

Chip[s] Board is turning potato peel into sustainable bioplastics for the fashion and interior design industries to simultaneously tackle the problems of food waste and plastic pollution.

HOW DOES THAT WORK - Chatbots

Chatbots use machine learning to answer queries from humans.

Editorial Board

  Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
  Managing Editor Gemma Hummerston
  Director, Communications and Partnerships Jo Trigg
  Publications Officer Portia Sale
  Editorial Board

Ginny Clarke CBE FREng
Professor David Delpy CBE FREng FMedSci FRS
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead CB OBE FREng
Dr Paul Miller FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Dr Anna Ploszajski 
Professor Simon Pollard OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner OBE FREng FRSE
Faith Wainwright MBE FREng

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