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Sound moorings for a renewable career

Sound moorings for a renewable career

Maritime engineer Dr RV Ahilan FREng discusses how his interest in fluid mechanics led him into offshore work and renewable energy.

Issue 87

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.

Issue 86

Dr Andrew Harter CBE DL FREng - A passion for networks

Michael Kenward OBE

Dr Andrew Harter CBE DL FREng’s RealVNC technology has enabled remote access to a computer anywhere in the world.

Issue 85

Teams that count

Michael Kenward OBE

Dervilla Mitchell CBE FREng, winner of the 2020 Royal Academy of Engineering President’s Medal, has worked on many iconic civil engineering projects. 

Issue 84

Leigh-Ann Russell FREng - A vital link in the chain

Since joining BP in 2006, Leigh-Ann Russell FREng has risen up the ranks and now heads up the company’s upstream supply chain.

Issue 83

Life in electrifying times

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE is the new President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He talks about his career in power engineering and helping shape policy issues in the UK.

Issue 82

Stephen Temple FREng - A spectrum of generations games

Michael Kenward OBE

Stephen Temple FREng has worked as an engineer within government to help shape modern communications.

Issue 81

Jo da Silva OBE FREng - Structures for a sustainable society

Jo da Silva OBE FREng talks of the need to consider the resilience of the infrastructure that sustains cities and their inhabitants.

Issue 80

Nick Rogers FREng - Driven to an electrifying future

Michael Kenward OBE

Nick Rogers FREng started his career as an apprentice technician and now leads product engineering at Jaguar Land Rover.

Issue 79

Air Marshal Susan Gray CB OBE FREng - A role model for the next generation

Michael Kenward OBE

Air Marshal Susan Gray CB OBE FREng has recently become the most senior female military officer in the Armed Forces. As an RAF engineer, she is keen to encourage more young people, especially women, into careers in STEM.

Issue 78

Professor Sir Saeed Zahedi OBE RDI FREng - Bodies of work

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Sir Saeed Zahedi OBE RDI FREng has combined expertise in both mechanical and biomedical engineering to build a successful career in prosthetics.

Issue 77

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng - Building a sustainable career

Michael Kenward OBE

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng’s career has moved from research in geothermal energy to natural ventilation in buildings. He was recently appointed as Director of the Royal Institution.

Issue 76