Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies that use colours, sounds and touch to alert drivers to potential hazards, preventing accidents involving bicycles and motorbikes.
A new sensor system could allow energy and telecoms companies to quickly isolate network faults, reducing the length of service cuts and minimising fines by regulators.
New battery technology should prevent the incidents that grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners in 2013, claim researchers at the University of Michigan.
UK researchers are developing advanced graphene measurement techniques that could hasten the commercial applications of the revolutionary material.
Skills & Careers
You can start to build the skills you’ll need to get to the top even before you leave university, says Shaun Simmons, managing director of engineering at Cordant Recruitment.
The automotive engineering consultancy is expecting more graduate work following the launch of its new £10m facility later this year.
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FROM: Can technology help the health service off the critical list?
A bill calling for a moratorium on fracking until more is known about its environmental impact has been defeated in the House of Commons. Which statement best reflects your opinion on this?
Politicians are missing a trick by failing to recognise the role that engineers could play in alleviating the UK’s healthcare crisis.
Energy advocate: The head of Imperial College’s influential Energy Futures Lab is optimistic about the UK’s prospects.
Engineering is missing out on the skills of people on the autistic spectrum, and can do much to make workplaces comfortable for them, argues Ivan Zytynski of fluid handling company Bete
The Engineer was dubious about the development process for the fearsome English Electric Lightning