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SABRE Title Slide 2021-03-10
On Wednesday 10th March 2021, nearly 400 people joined our IET Central London webinar  where Sophie Harker, a Senior Aerospace Engineer at BAE Systems and a recognised young engineer, enlightened us on SABRE: A New Class of Propulsion. read more...
Posted by David Tabor on IET London Network Mar 13, 2021 8:01 pm GMT
Electric Air Racing
Richard Glassock Research Fellow, Hybrid Propulsion Systems for Aircraft at University of Nottingham and Jeff Zaltman CEO of Air Race E, demonstrated, in this webinar, organised by the IET Central London Network, hosted by Rimesh Patel, how recent developments in electric propulsion technology have enabled a brand-new Aircraft Racing category. "Pure motor sporting and real racing" best describes Electric Air Racing explains Jeff, and Richard who discussed that "using different motor power techniques and design skills can also win the race".  read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Feb 15, 2021 9:57 pm GMT
Technology Transfer
This panel session hosted by Dimitrios Loumanis, the vice chair of the IET Central London Network, reviewed the concept of 'Technology Transfer' as the movement of technical knowledge, including data, innovations, software and hardware from one organisation to another or from one practice to another. The technology transfer process is guided by policies and agreements set by central governments between participating parties. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Jan 18, 2021 11:22 am GMT
ExtinctionRebellion.UK
“The current damage taking place on earth is the equivalent to 5 atomic bombs going off every second” explains Dr Emily Grossman, Honorary STEM Ambassador, internationally acclaimed science author, public speaker and TV personality, at the IET Central London Network Christmas webinar hosted by David Tabor. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Dec 16, 2020 6:46 pm GMT
Water Under A Bridge (Tunnel)
"To prevent pollution of the River Thames and increase its community relationship with Londoners" is a strong driver for the success of Tideway explained Roger Bailey, Chief Technical Officer of Tideway, at the IET Central London Network evening lecture webinar, hosted by David Tabor IET Central London Chair. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on IET London Network Nov 18, 2020 11:19 am GMT
IBC Accelerator title slide
Wed 14th October 2020. Usually, we'd bring together our colleagues from The Royal Television Society (RTS) and our local IET audience at our Savoy Place venue in the London for the annual review of news and exciting developments from the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) held in Amsterdam. Sadly this, and the IBC event itself, were not ... read more...
Posted by David Tabor on IET London Network Oct 21, 2020 8:38 pm BST
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

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