Interviews about Engineering

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

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...

17 April 2015

Where there's beer, there's bacteria! Molecular forensics cna be used to follow bugs around breweries to...

24 March 2015

A revolutionary 3D printer inspired by the Hollywood blockbuster "Terminator 2" has been developed and uses...

02 March 2015

Archimedes' principle, and the "Eureka" moment of its discovery is one of the most famous experiments...

17 February 2015

What makes some violins sound better than others? To find out, physicists have subjected hundreds of the instruments to...

26 January 2015

What is a plastic, and how are plastics made? Physicist Athene Donald makes some nylon and demonstrates thermoplastics...

08 December 2014

Owls fly nearly noiselessly, but how? And can we adapt their approach to make quieter aircraft?

24 November 2014

A 70 kg man has climbed a glass wall using Spiderman style technology, by mimicking the feet of geckos.

30 October 2014

Jackie Akhavan works on how to best detect explosives, which she does by manufacturing bombs in the lab!

23 October 2014

The space age is upon us, with Virgin Galactic offering tickets to space for $250,000 but when will it become the norm?

23 October 2014

What does the future hold for travel? Check-in by robot? Transparent fuselage? Airbus tell us what's to come...

23 October 2014

Cars that drive themselves are very nearly here! We went to test out Volvo's prototype that's being...

23 October 2014

Engineers turn to the natural world for ideas to create robots that can fly, 3D print and repair buildings in drone...

20 October 2014

Can we change wood at the molecular level to make it suitable for building "plyscrapers"?

20 October 2014

Powered by fatbergs, a new super sewer, will stop sewage polluting the River Thames...

01 October 2014

Tiny sensors that harvest energy from passing cars, people or even the flow of your blood may one day be powering...

01 October 2014

Scientists promise us a future where solar cells can be sprayed onto surfaces, so cars, buildings and streets could...