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A selection of case studies
of 1851 award holders and news

The Shelter Schema: Designing for Displacement

Jennifer George
Design Fellow 2018

Colossal barocaloric effects in liquid crystals

Dr Guillaume Nataf
Research Fellow 2018

Wootzano

Atif Syed
RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellow 2018

New design principles for biomimetic photosynthesis

Dr Susannah Bourne-Worster
Research Fellow 2018

Micromechanical modelling of rock fracture: towards energy-efficient mining

Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda
Research Fellow 2018

‘Elgin Reptiles’: the origins of the modern terrestrial fauna

Dr Davide Foffa
Research Fellow 2018

Investigation of efficient next-generation photo-electrochemical devices

Dr Christoph Schnedermann
Research Fellow 2018

Activation of nitrogen using alkaline earth metals

Dr Ryan Schwamm
Research Fellow 2018

Modelling and inference in single-cell RNA sequencing

Dr Aden Forrow
Research Fellow 2018

Improving the reliability of low cost radar systems

Euan Ward
Industrial Fellow 2018

Improving the distribution of internal radiotherapy in tumours

Jonathan Vince
Industrial Fellow 2018

Helping autonomous ships talk to humans

Alex Raymond
Industrial Fellow 2018

Growing compound semiconductors for optical communications

Adam McKenzie
Industrial Fellows 2017
ERA Foundation Fellow 2017

Predicting fatigue in jet engines to make travel safer

Christopher Magazzeni
Industrial Fellow 2018

Using big data to classify antibodies and improve therapeutic drugs

Aleksandr Kovaltsuk
Industrial Fellow 2018

Machine learning models to understand consumer preferences

Adam Hornsby
Industrial Fellow 2018

Luminescent coatings for ultrahigh temperature measurements

Marta Ferran Marqués
Industrial Fellow 2018

Advanced gain materials for high energy, high average power lasers

Mariastefania De Vido
Industrial Fellow 2018

Predicting the degradation of polymer composites in marine environments

Jasmine Bone
Industrial Fellow 2018

Developing techniques to speed regenerative treatment

Ben Barnes
Industrial Fellow 2018

White blood cell ‘photocopier’ to reduce cost of next generation cancer therapies by 60%

Carlos Julià
Industrial Fellow 2018

Aergo

Hsin-Hua (Sheana) Yu
RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellow 2018

Zyba

Tara Massoudi
RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellow 2018

EngX

Jack Pearson
RAEng ERA Enterprise Fellow 2018

Voice Blox – getting your hands on language

Douglas Mann
Industrial Design Student 2016

Pluvo: A pollution solution that pays

Nick Hooton and Lewis Hornby
Industrial Design Students 2016

xHA: Learning to focus using your own breath

Andrea Pisa
Industrial Design Student 2017

 

 

Flare – Humanising Remote Communication

Robert Turner
Industrial Design Student 2016

Finite: A new composite material from desert sand

Hamza Oza
Industrial Design Student 2017

Sterilise: sterilising medical equipment in low-resource settings

Andrea Pisa
Industrial Design Student 2017

“Smart Mixing” – AI in live music systems

Ben Janes
Industrial Fellow 2017
ERA Foundation Fellow 2017

Optical injection locking applied to quantum key distribution

George Roberts
Industrial Fellow 2017

The regulatory and downstream effects of supplemental ketosis

David Dearlove
Industrial Fellow 2017

New reclamation technologies for the remanufacture of combustion engines

Sascha Ruggaber
Industrial Fellow 2017

An upstream step to remove contaminating cell types from T-cells for immuno-oncology

Elsa Noaks
Industrial Fellow 2017

New ceramic coatings for Small Modular Reactors

Edward Williamson
Industrial Fellow 2017

Discovery of novel small molecule drugs for the treatment of Tuberculosis

Timur Avkiran
Industrial Fellow 2017

Re-engineering bone

Dina Abdulaziz
Industrial Fellow 2017

Manufacturing enhanced heat transfer surfaces on commercial heat exchangers

Andrew Anderson
Industrial Fellow 2017

Integrated ultrasonic imaging for the inspection of near-surface defects in safety-critical components

Joshua Elliott
Industrial Fellow 2017

Reduction of energy losses in zero emissions liquid air engines

Iestyn Stead
Industrial Fellow 2017

Reactivating stem cells in ageing bones to treat osteoporosis

Chao Jiang
Industrial Fellow 2017

Massively Parallel Sequencing in forensic genomics

Laurence Devesse
Industrial Fellow 2017

Powerful CRISPR/Cas9 screens via computational prediction of DNA repair profile

Dr Felicity Allen
Research Fellow 2017

Speed or precision? Dynamics of information flow in the brain

Dr Zahid Padamsey
Research Fellow 2017

Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging analysis of biopolymer materials

Dr Matthew Wallace
Research Fellow 2017

A microfluidic model of the neurovascular unit for stroke research

Dr Paul Holloway
Research Fellow 2017

Semi-crystalline materials in additive manufacturing

Dr Claire McIlroy
Research Fellow 2017

Living colloidal Metamaterials

Dr Amin Doostmohammadi
Research Fellowship 2017

Probing the nature of dark matter using hot white dwarfs

Dr Nicole Reindl
Research Fellow 2017

Biodiversity and the sixth mass extinction: lessons from the past

Dr Mark Puttick
Research Fellow 2017

Towards predicting the surface charge of electrolyte / solid interfaces

Dr Stephen Cox
Research Fellow 2017

Employing computer algorithms to automate the engineering of quantum states

Dr Paul Knott
Research Fellow 2017

A manufacturing process for clinically-relevant cord blood haematopoietic stem cells

Shaun Mansfield
Industrial Fellow 2017

Remora

Robert Edwin Rouse
Industrial Design Student 2015

Neurofenix

Guillem Singla Buxarrais
RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellow 2017

Gravity Sketch

Oluwaseyi Sosanya
RAEng ERA Enterprise Fellow 2017

Prof Peter Higgs awarded Royal Commission Medal

For outstanding influence on science

Recoil

Victoria Hamilton
RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellow 2017

Vochlea

George Wright
RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellow 2017

Healthier Cities

Dr Julia King
Design Fellow 2016

The Musician’s Mirror: an objective observer for posture and technique

Arthur Carabott
Industrial Design Student 2015

Lacu: a safe, private environment to take a break from reality

Ben Moffatt
Industrial Design Student 2015

BLINK: Humanising Autonomy

Raunaq Bose
Industrial Design Student 2015

Active Lévy Matter: Emergence and Universality

Dr Andrea Cairoli
Research Fellow 2016

Born to Engineer

Adrian Westaway
Industrial Design Student 2005 and Design Fellow 2008

How midbrain circuits integrate sensory information during target selection

Dr Florencia Iacaruso
Research Fellow 2016

1851 Alumni Reception

1851 Alumni Reception at Buckingham Palace
1 December 2016

Stimuli-responsive molecular containers for biomimetic catalysis

Dr Ben Pilgrim
Research Fellow 2016

Dynamic photonic networks for Ultra High Definition production services

Adam Funnell
Industrial Fellow 2016

Restoring the efficacy of chemotherapy treatments

Thomas Fleming
Industrial Fellow 2016

 

Resonant Acoustic Mixing and its influence on the behaviour of explosives

Jordan Homan
Industrial Fellow 2016

Novel methods of electrical characterisation of materials including fingerprint detection

Susanna Challinger
Industrial Fellow 2016

Network design for Low-Energy Curing

Louisa Waine
Industrial Fellow 2016

Electrochemical ammonia production for energy storage

Tim Sudmeier
Industrial Fellow 2016

Reducing the cost and time of developing antibodies

Sheun Oshinbolu
Industrial Fellow 2016

Hospital biofilms, and their inactivation through Bioquell HPV technology

Fergus Watson
Industrial Fellow 2016

Assessment of tunneling-induced damage for heritage masonry structures

Dr Sinan Açikgöz
Research Fellow 2016 Brunel Fellow

 

Nonlinear evolution and causality beyond general relativity

Dr Mehdi Saravani
Research Fellow 2016

 

Development of snake-robots for in situ inspections of aircraft engines

Arnau Garriga Casanovas
Industrial Fellow 2016

A graphene-organic platform for spin-engineered optoelectronics

Dr Jack Alexander-Webber
Research Fellowship 2016

Quantum information machines in ion-trap systems

Dr Obinna Abah
Research Fellow 2016

High speed analysis of big video data

Aaron Chadha
Industrial Fellow 2016

Linking physics and physiology: Vibration sensing in insects

Dr Beth Mortimer
Research Fellow 2016

Decoding granite microstructures

Dr Brendan Dyck
Research Fellow 2016

The Beautiful Everyday Journey

Ellen Hadden, Thomas Greenall, Roberta Marcaccio, Astrid Bois d’Enghien
Built Environment Fellows 2015

doppel

Jack Hooper
Industrial Design Student 2013
RAEng 1851 Enterprise Fellow 2016

Born to Engineer

Yusuf Muhammad
Industrial Design Student 2006

Born to Engineer

Mathew Holloway
Industrial Fellow 2014

Design: The link between technology and productive industry

Adrian Westaway
Design Fellow 2008

Design: Connecting the Old Economy with the New

Michael Korn & Denis Anscomb
Design Fellows 2010

Massive Small: Smart urbanism in an upside down world

Kelvin Campbell
Built Enviroment Fellow 2013

News – 13 Nobel Laureates

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