Erika Hedblom, Manager of Intelligent Tube Systems for Sandvik, Sweden, discusses how internal sensors and cloud computing can provide deeper process insights.
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Advances in the tailored fibre placement process have reinvigorated interest in the technique, which could inspire widespread adoption of carbon composites in the mainstream automotive industry and beyond. Richard Harrington investigates the latest refinements.
An award winning copper extraction method using microwaves has been recognised for its contribution to the advancement of the field. Sam Kingman* looks at the method and its origins.
Welsh minerals has a glittering revival. Michael Schwartz takes a look.
Paul Davies, Head of Engineering at University of South Wales, UK, talks to Ellis Davies about the university’s new aerospace academy in Dubai, UAE.
Ashley Pursglove* explores the journey of materials development company Mμrex through projects, from medical devices to recycled plastics.
Andrew J Pollard* and Charles A Clifford** of the National Physical Laboratory, UK, talk on the characterisation of graphene as a vehicle towards wider commercialisation.
The Women’s Engineering Society has seen some significant figures and important events in both equality and engineering. Dawn Bonfield looks over the society’s last 100 years.
Professor Steve Brown, Professor Claire Davis and Professor Martin Brunnock, look into how £7m of funding for a new virtual factory will aid the future of UK steel.
Training, upskilling and continued professional development are key areas for healthy future industry, but how can we close the skills gap in STEM? Idha Valeur gets insight from industry experts.
Idha Valeur talks to Bethany Holroyd Engtech MICE, Project Coordinator and mental health first aider at WSP, about her alternative route into a career in STEM.