Interviews about Engineering

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

09 July 2012

A unique and explosive demonstration has given people an opportunity to watch a supersonic high-explosive detonation...

01 July 2012

How can mathematical modeling make better buildings? Meera Senthilingham visited the newly refurbished Kings Cross...

12 June 2012

How music can make children more empathetic, the electrical charge of cracked materials, the slow extinction of the...

20 May 2012

Once we have a recipe for a new metal, how do we find out if it lives up to its initial promise? We find out how...

20 May 2012

We find out how a novel alloy makes the leap from academia to aeroplane...

20 May 2012

Metal alloys are mixtures of different chemical elements - adding certain elements can make a metal harder, others can...

20 April 2012

Water sources below Africa, potential anti-cancer effects of Aspirin, a new polymer for cheaper solar cells and how...

17 April 2012

Submarines, manned or unmanned have been vital in learning about the deep sea as well as playing an essential role as...

27 March 2012

Jonathon Morrison explains how current nuclear reactors are kept running despite problems such as material deposition...

27 March 2012

Eric Lowen explains how the efficiency of the new PRISM reactors and how these new designs overcome previous reactor...

11 March 2012

Rolls Royce engines are regularly inspected to keep them in tiptop condition and running efficiently, but to do so...

11 March 2012

Scientists have taken the first steps towards interrogating anti-matter and find out more about this mysterious...

04 March 2012

Cynthia Carliell-Marquet from the University of Birmingham discusses recycling and sharing out the phosphate resources...

12 February 2012

Incredible as it sounds, over 70% of the energy released when you burn the fuel in your car gets wasted as heat....

12 December 2011

Qualified London taxi drivers know their way around over 25,000 streets in the capital. And, if you scan their brains...

04 December 2011

Welding up at metal pipe doesn't sound terribly tricky, but what about when it's 1 km underwater...

29 November 2011

One technique which will probably be familiar with from medicine is sonography or imaging with sound. To find out how...

27 November 2011

Now most people will have seen a thermal camera - a special type of camera that can detect the far infrared radiation...

25 November 2011

Lenses displaying emails before your eyes, flowing materials, stress on the mind and a night flowering orchid...

13 November 2011

A new biotechnology company called Medicago have developed a technique for quickly and cheaply producing vaccines using...

09 October 2011

Hydrogen is a clean fuel, that can be produced in a number of clean ways. But how do we actually make use of it? Ben...

25 September 2011

The science of cake baking...

19 September 2011

Seeking clarity about the structure of metal alloys...

21 August 2011

As air traffic grows, the noise of aircraft is becoming an increasingly important problem. To find out what...