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Synthetic Biology
"Synthetic biology borrows from engineering and biology disciplines making it possible to execute better design, build, and testing of DNA sequencing" explains Dr Stefanie Frank, lecturer in Synthetic Biology, Department of Biochemical Engineering at University College London (UCL), at the IET Central London Network event held at IET Savoy Place. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Feb 24, 2020 11:54 am GMT
Dr Ian Campbell
"Collaboration is key to innovation" explained Dr Ian Campbell Interim Executive Chair, Innovate UK - Interim Executive at the 'Innovate UK: Investing in Innovation' IET Central London Evening Lecture held at IET Savoy Place. The UK has excellent academic and research ideas which allow it to be ranked 5th in the Global Innovation Index, however we can do more, and its just that what Innovate UK is currently helping many inventors, entrepreneurs and business founders do (oh, and the Venture Capitalists). read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Jan 10, 2020 5:56 pm GMT
Dr Gaudl Lecture
"The longer you engage with a robotics platform the harder it gets for the platform to spot learning patterns" explained Dr Gaudl, Lecturer at University of Plymouth at the 'Robotics in Education' Christmas evening lecture organised by the IET Central London Network held at the IET Savoy Place. He went on to explain that without patterns robots cannot learn and it’s this innovation challenge within the Operating Systems used by robots that will make or break the launch of low cost robotics industry. People are likely to respond to this new industry if the robots actually work, and so far they are working! .. well think robot steps not pigeon steps. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Dec 13, 2019 9:55 am GMT
Explaining the benefits of blockchain
"Zero knowledge proof is reshaping Blockchain" discussed Adi Ben-Ari of Applied Blockchain at the IET Central London evening lecture held at IET Savoy Place titled ‘IET Blockchain Applications in the real world’. Adi gave examples of many different Blockchain applications in the real world and how they differ in using the same Blockchain technology mechanisms. Some take advantage by entering values within the empty spaces and use it to store and communicate information, whilst others take advantage of other characteristics of Blockchain such as immutable properties, distributed database and asset management. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Nov 15, 2019 10:22 am GMT
IBC 2019 Panel Review
“Data commissioned content will provide new methods of technology innovation” discussed the panel at the ‘Review of International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2019’ evening lecture organised by the Royal Television Society and the IET Central London Network held at IET Savoy Place. The panel chair, Paul Robinson, Director, Creative Media Partners talked through trends seen at IBC 2019 with Adriana Whiteley (Director of Bonsight and Committee member of the IET’s Media Network), Saleha Williams (Consultant, Cognizant) and Robert Ambrose, Managing Consultant (High Green Media  and Consulting Editor, IBC Conference). read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Oct 10, 2019 12:31 pm BST
How to respond to a cyber incident
"Time to take the blame away from the users" explained Andrew Gogarty, Chief Security Evangelist of Secon Cyber during the IET Central London Network lecture hosted at IET Savoy Place - a statement that everyone in the audience was able to relate to. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Sep 17, 2019 11:25 pm BST
JET Fusion
Dr Joe Milnes of the UKAEA  (UK Atomic Energy Authority) gave a fantastic talk about how to, as he put it, make a “sun in a bottle”. A great overview was provided on the engineering challenges & how other disciplines such as materials science, computer simulation, & obviously physics, are required to solve many of these challenges alongside engineers. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Jun 17, 2019 7:02 pm BST
Electrification 1
‘The Railway Electrification: Time for a policy reset?’ Evening lecture held by the IET Central London Network at the IET Savoy Place gave good debatable insights into how Government policies should now consider approaches like Electrification. The event was presented in collaboration with the Railway Association and the IMeche. Speakers included Andy Mellors Managing Director of South Western Railway, David Clarke Technical Director of Railway Industry Association and Iain Flynn Technical Director of Synergy Rail Limited. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network May 10, 2019 12:12 pm BST
Modern Mesmerism - Group Discount
"The average proton does not know the difference when inside a submarine or human brain" is where his intrigue started explained Professor Daniel Bulte Associate Professor in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford at the "Modern Mesmerism: The history and future of medical magnetism in the brain" event held at the IET Savoy Place organised by the IET Central London Network – March 2019. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Mar 14, 2019 11:01 pm GMT
Electric Vehicles  1
"1/3 of Heathrow’s pollution comes from surface transmissions, so the drive for Electric Vehicles (EV) will not solve all air pollution problems, but Electric Vehicles can help reduce inner urban air pollution" discussed Mark Calnan CEng FIMechE MIET, Director of Electric Blue at the 'How can we overcome the challenges of rolling out zero emission vehicles?' event held at the IET Savoy Place organised by the IET Central London Network. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Feb 25, 2019 6:25 pm GMT

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