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Here is the Bristol Network committee for the 2017/18 season:   Chair: Junichi Sugiura CEng FIET Vice Chair: Dr Pritesh Narayan MIET Advisor to the Chair: Jeremy Boyd MIET Honorary Secretary: Pelin Morgan MIET Honorary Treasurer: Eur Ing Dr Russell Haines CEng FIET Young Professionals’ Chair: ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network Aug 6, 2017 8:18 am BST
Message from Eur Ing Michael Rowe, R.P.E.C. Chairman The Retired Professional Engineers' Club, Bristol was established by Michael Clinch some 22 years ago but, over the last few years, has suffered from a failure to gain new members, decreasing attendance at meetings with no-one coming forward to replace retiring Committee members. This is a ... read more...
Posted by Phoebe Houssein on IET Bristol Network Feb 13, 2017 12:31 pm GMT
Here is the Bristol Network committee for the 2016/17 season:   Chair: Jeremy Boyd   Vice Chair: Junichi Sugiura CEng FIET 2nd Vice Chair: Dr Pritesh Narayan MIET Honorary Secretary: Junichi Sugiura Pelin Zahidler CEng FIET   Honorary Treasurer: Eur Ing Dr Russell Haines CEng FIET Young ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network Sep 29, 2016 6:38 pm BST
Here is the Bristol Network committee for the 2015/16 season:   Vice Chair / Acting Chair: Jeremy Boyd   2 ND Vice Chair: Junichi Sugiura CEng FIET Honorary Secretary: Junichi Sugiura CEng FIET Honorary Treasurer: Eur Ing Dr Russell Haines CEng FIET Young Professionals’ Chair: Chris Waters MIET ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network Jan 10, 2016 11:54 pm GMT
With the world becoming ever more connected, crime is moving into the cyber domain and cyber security is becoming a concern for individuals, companies and nations.  This season, the IET will be hosting a range cyber themed events in Bristol:   Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure (CSCI) .  21-24 Sep 2015, Holiday Inn Bristol City ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network Jul 30, 2015 11:07 pm BST
Here is the Bristol Network committee for the 2014/15 season:   Chair: Martin Coates CEng FIET Vice Chair: Brian Gallacher   2 ND Vice Chair: Jeremy Boyd   Honorary Secretary: Junichi Sugiura CEng FIET Honorary Treasurer: Dr. Job Obiebi CEng MIET Young ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network Sep 15, 2014 10:40 pm BST
On 7 April, we held a joint event with the IET Safety Community. Ron Pierce, the Community chairman, gave an interesting presentation introducing the key concepts of functional safety, illustrated with anecdotes from his career working with critical systems.  As one of standardisation committee members responsible for Part 3 of IEC 61508, ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network May 1, 2014 2:24 pm BST
In 2010 Gloucestershire IET Member, Lionel Jones, published a short history of the Mawdsley Electrical Manufacturing Company of Dursley, Glos.  He is selling copies in aid of IET Connect funds and the book is priced at £15 including £5 postage and packing.   The Mawdsley firm no longer exists but in its time was a main supplier of ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Bristol Network Mar 5, 2014 3:28 pm GMT
Here is the Bristol Network committee for the 2013/14 season: Chair: Dave Smith MIET Vice Chair: Martin Coates CEng FIET 2 ND Vice Chair: Brian Gallacher   Honorary Secretary: Russ Boffin IEng MIET Honorary ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network Sep 17, 2013 7:03 pm BST
The Bristol heat of the IET Present Around the World competition took place on the 15th of May - There were 7 very interesting and very well prepared presentations.  There was a great diverstity of topics, ranging from the very technical, such as the use of fuel cells in aerospace, to more social with the role of women in engineering.   The winner was Faraz Khan who took us on a journey into Interstellar Flights - his presentation " Propulsion Methods for Interstellar Flight " analysed all the possible methods (Nuclear pulse propulsion, Fusion rockets, Antimatter propulsion, Beamed propulsion) and quantified in detail that Intestellar flights is a possibility of the near fututre!   The runner-up was Adam Hill who presented " Thermal Imaging Camera use of next generation maintenace of Aerospace Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems) "   read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network May 20, 2013 6:53 am BST

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