Aircraft designers could make more efficient use of composite materials following the development of a computer model that predicts the material’s behaviour when damaged.
Bionsensors could be made more sensitive with a new nanostructure developed at Northwestern University.
A £2.5m research program aims to help protect internet connected industrial control systems from cyber-attacks.
Our panel of experts assesses some of the pros and cons of fracking.
Skills & Careers
FROM: The myth of engineering low pay
FROM: Two carriers take shape at Rosyth
Calls for “three million apprenticeships” will go unmet without more fundamental change than extra government funding.
David Downs, Engineering Director of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, highlights the progress being made on the UK’s two new aircraft carriers.
Next stop, UK: Stuart Nathan talks to Klaus-Dieter Rennert about Hitachi’s plans for the UK and Europe, as well as the industrial giant’s focus on growth in the rail and medical sectors
Prof Andrew McNaughton, HS2’s chief engineer, gave us his vision for the future of Britain’s railways ahead of his IET lecture in late September