Future power grids could be made far more efficient by adding nanometre-sized carbon balls to the insulation plastic used in high-voltage alternative current cables.
Ultra-high capacity wireless broadband could be on the way, thanks to a three-year £3m European Commission-funded project led by Glasgow University.
Innovate UK has provided funding for a project to develop imaging technology used in the design, manufacture and maintenance of current and future carbon composite aircraft.
UK researchers are developing advanced graphene measurement techniques that could hasten the commercial applications of the revolutionary material.
Skills & Careers
Space-obsessed students can hear about the latest space missions and meet employers from across the sector at a specialist event next month.
Former Loughborough University student Chetan Kotur reveals how he used a set of fantastic experiences to get a headstart in the car industry.
FROM: Southampton scanning system will detect composite aircraft flaws
FROM: Technology that treats people like cattle risks dehumanising us all
Politicians are missing a trick by failing to recognise the role that engineers could play in alleviating the UK’s healthcare crisis.
RFID tagging has brought efficiency and ease to many aspects of our work and personal lives. But we should be careful applying the same principles to people.
Energy advocate: The head of Imperial College’s influential Energy Futures Lab is optimistic about the UK’s prospects.
BAE Systems’ Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal discusses the opportunities that could be realised by commercial unmanned aircraft
The Engineer was dubious about the development process for the fearsome English Electric Lightning