Ingenia - Issue 88, September 2021

 

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Keeping carbon grounded

Professor Jane Rickson

Agricultural engineering techniques are reducing, capturing and storing carbon emissions from soil.

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Stories include engineering award winners, student engineers, an African biowaste innovation, recommendations to improve Black representation in UK motorsport, and engineering engagement activities.

Preparing future engineers for the net zero challenge

Professor Roger Kemp MBE FREng argues that a new approach is needed in engineering education to manage the complex zero carbon systems of the future.

An outsider who changed the system

Dr Agnes Kaposi FREng recounts the remarkable story of her life, from a childhood in Nazi-occupied Hungary to shaping the field of systems engineering.

Articles in this issue

How I got here – Michelle Watiki

How I got here – Michelle Watiki

Chemical engineer Michelle Watiki talks about how her interest in engineering led to work placements at Rolls-Royce.

At the frontier of space exploration

At the frontier of space exploration

Tereza Pultarova

NASA’s Perseverance rover is exploring Mars with the help of British-made CCD technology.

Towards zero carbon aviation

Towards zero carbon aviation

Stuart Nathan

A hydrogen-powered aircraft is aiming to make air travel more sustainable.

Sustainable second lives

Sustainable second lives

Hugh Ferguson

Reusing and recycling when transforming building can save significant carbon emissions.

Entertaining audiences of the future

Entertaining audiences of the future

Dominic Joyeux

Engineering innovations are creating immersive environments in theatre and sport.

Silver Medals

Silver Medals

The Silver Medals are awarded for an outstanding personal contribution to UK engineering.

Remote and secure ID verification

Remote and secure ID verification

This prize-winning innovation allows users to verify their identity, remotely and securely.

How does that work? Compostable plastics

How does that work? Compostable plastics

What makes some plastics compostable?

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Information about upcoming events, exhibitions and much more to help you learn about engineering.

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