Interviews about Engineering

Interviews about engineering, civil engineering, manufacturing, jet engines, materials science and transport...

02 November 2015

Electrifying vehicles may be one way to clean up our act but what can we do about our current stock of cars? Turn them...

12 October 2015

There's the radiation, the microgravity and even sound waves to think about when sending humans to the Red Planet.

11 October 2015

James Field has just launched a new company called LabGenius, capitalising on the growing interest in synthetic...

09 October 2015

To find out more about synthetic biology, and where it all started, I spoke to Professor Richard Kitney from Imperial...

06 October 2015

How the magnetic properties of galfenol can be used to send super fast signals and protect passengers in car crashes.

21 September 2015

A new advance in technology could bring us another step closer to real life invisibility cloaks.

14 September 2015

Fakes cost economies billions, but this could be about to change with the development of a 3D bar code.

07 September 2015

This beast is not only the largest of its kind found to date, but also the oldest, roaming the oceans 460 million years...

24 August 2015

A new polymer, which changes colour on impact, could help assess the severity of head injuries for soldiers and...

24 August 2015

Google's open-source, modular phone has had to be delayed, but will we see more, similar products in future?

17 August 2015

More people have access to a mobile phone than to a proper toilet, but there are researchers working to change this.

10 August 2015

Graphene has some truly exceptional properties. The real killer application will be in something totally novel, but...

10 August 2015

We have heard all the hype, but what is graphene actually doing for us right now? What are the current uses of this...

10 August 2015

Graphene has some impressive properties, but how do we actually make it commercially? What happens in a graphene-...

21 July 2015

If you have to pop the shoe shop, the bank and the grocers, which way is quickest? How do computers work this out and...

21 July 2015

The Cambridge University Eco Racing team have unveiled their solar powered car, Evolution ahead of the World Solar...

14 July 2015

Do you have what it takes to become a drone racer?

07 July 2015

Body armour is a key weapon in the fight against explosives and can be made from all kinds of materials from ceramics...

07 July 2015

What can we do to stop explosives from causing injury?

07 July 2015

How much damage can an explosion cause and how can we measure it?

26 June 2015

How could technology help the fight against technology?

22 June 2015

The Great Fire burned for 4 days and destroyed 13,000 houses. We investigate how it started, why it spread, and how...

11 May 2015

We examine the environmental cost of the aviation industry and the potential for mitigation strategies...

11 May 2015

New technology enables jet engine engineers at Rolls-Royce to monitor the health of their engines even in flight...