Coupling commercially available spectral X-ray detectors with a specialised algorithm can improve the detection of uranium and plutonium, an advance that could help to impede nuclear trafficking.
A British company is set to take a market lead in the production of materials that can improve the efficiency of solar cells and be applied to biomedical imaging.
Engineers have created new ceramic materials that could be used to store hydrogen safely and efficiently.
New technology could allow light sensors to detect a greater range of signals, helping to make them cheaper and more effective.
The changing demands of the offshore energy sector are driving the uptake of unmanned submarines.
Reports of a graduate engineer shortage are common yet competition for jobs remains fierce. Our roundtable panel proposed some potential solutions to the industry’s graduate problem.
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Hard-pressed teachers might baulk at the idea of introducing a 3D printer to every school, but this kind of initiative has brought huge benefits in the past.
The latest IPCC report makes it very clear that its down to engineers to help avert catastrophes that may occur if the increase in global mean temperature is not limited to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Young engineers know their skills are in high demand so companies must be smarter when trying to engage them, says Alex Parkes, future talent strategist at AIA Worldwide.