Combining the imaging system of the Microsoft Kinect with the sening techniques of the human eye has led to a low-cost, high-quality 3D camera that could be used in autonomous vehicles
New research reveals the potential for graphene help in bringing 3D colour holograms closer to fruition.
A pilot project that aims to create electricity from the footfall of commuters is to be installed at London’s Canary Wharf this summer, helping the district to be more sustainable.
Digital devices able to remotely monitor a range of conditions could help get the health service off the critical list
Skills & Careers
The Student Engineer spoke to Serena Tulloch, graduate recruitment adviser at engineering consultancy Atkins, to find out how to navigate the firm’s hiring process.
Jon Blaze, head of recruitment operations at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, argues companies can take action to minimise the chances of encountering difficulties in hiring suitably skilled staff.
The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition on 24 & 25 April 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, offers a great opportunity to meet recruiters from the industry’s top employers.
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Society holds up a mirror to engineering, showing the profession how it is regarded. Here, Stuart takes a look at some recent examples of real and fictional engineers and STEM workers on screen and stage, and observes a worrying liking for booze, questionable ethics and some appealing housing.
A new TV show is looking for young engineers who are working on projects that capture the imagination
Handy man: Joel Gibbard founded Open Bionics with the aim of producing advanced prosthetics that are both affordable and desirable
The renewable energy industry will be in for a testing time if oil prices remain low, and will have to bolster arguments about the stability of energy prices from renewables, says Gordon Edge, director of policy at RenewableUK
Our obituary of the remarkable inventor and entrepreneur George Westinghouse doesn’t mention the rivalry for which he’s best-known today