Insights

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For festival season or for Duke of Edinburgh, a heavy tent is no fun. Engineers helped set the world record for the lightest tent available – less than half a kilo.

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Zoe Dobell is a systems engineer at Transport for London (TfL), adding new systems onto existing London Underground trains.

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A team of engineers wanted to combine digital technology with an acoustic feel. They made ROLI, to find “the space between the black and white notes”.

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Sinead O’Sullivan works on aerospace engineering, technology, business and policy. She also uses her own technology to monitor interference in elections.

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Although mostly recognised as winner of The Great British Bake Off 2018, Dr Rahul Mandal is an engineer, working in nuclear research.

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Dr Anh Tran is a humanitarian engineering researcher. Her research focuses on energy, water, food, and computer technologies for people with limited resources.

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Litelok re-invents the bike lock - it's tough, flexible and lighter than normal. The secret is a new material, a mixture of metal and polymer called Boaflexicore.

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Arclight is a new, more efficient type of medical tool called an ophthalmoscope. They are essential for diagnosing eye diseases.

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Engineers have invented Q-Bots - robots that can enter inaccessible and dangerous areas and install underfloor insulation without messy construction work.

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We asked young engineers to identify seven wonders of the 21st century world that are rarely recognised as feats of engineering...

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Eloise is a sound engineer and designer – creating the realistic sound behind radio dramas. She dropped into Tomorrow's Engineers to reveal how she got into this...

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To celebrate October’s Black History Month, the Royal Academy of Engineering interviewed some inspiring engineers from different backgrounds…

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Engineering is everywhere! It helps transform people's lives around the globe. Practically anything you can think of has some engineering behind it...

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Anna Ploszajski is a materials engineer who wants to bring her work to the wider world, so we asked her a few questions about her life and work.

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The giant firebreathing Arcadia spider has become one of the most talked-about attractions at the world’s largest greenfield festival – Glastonbury.

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