The Annual Industry Lecture

The School of Engineering hosts an annual lecture by a distinguished member of the engineering community. The Annual Industry Lectures are free to attend and are open to both engineering students and practising engineers, as well as the general public.

Lectures

  • 2020 - Terry Spall (President Elect, Institution of Mechanical Engineers) - Global Megatrends – their impact on mobility and how we are responding
  • 2019 - Professor Danielle George (MBE, FIET) - Innovative Engineering: MM-Wave technologies for future radio astronomy observatories
  • 2018 - Professor Mark Miodownik, MBE, (UCL Professor of Materials & Society) - Materials for the 21st Century
  • 2017 - Professor William Webb (past President of the IET and CEO of Weightless SIG) - The Internet of Things: when engineers connect everything are we heroes or villains?
  • 2016 - Paddy Lowe (Executive Director (Technical), Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula Once) - Formula One: More Than Just a Sport
  • 2015 - Professor Ann Dowling (President of the Royal Academy of Engineering) - Towards a Silent Aircraft
  • 2014 - Bob Joyce (Main Board Director, Jaguar Land Rover) - Developing the next generation of luxurious and sporting vehicles for a sustainable world
  • 2013 - Stuart Wood (Chief Engineer, Concept and Design, Triumph Motorcycles) - Integrated Design for Passionate Customers
  • 2012 - Alan Berman (Berman Guedes Stretton Architects) and Thomas Pearson (Arup Design)
  • 2011 - Hugo Spowers (Riversimple LLP)
  • 2010 - Jem Stansfield (Presenter of BBC's "Bang Goes the Theory")