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The Department of Engineering Science Jenkin Lectures, University of Oxford

Jenkin Lectures

The Department's annual event for its alumni is the Jenkin lecture, which is held in September and has been enjoyed by numerous alumni over the years. Here is a flavour of a few …

Previous events

2013: Weather and climate prediction: science and application across timescales (Dr Andy Brown)

2012: Flight-testing the A380 - from first flight to certification (Frank Chapman)

2011: Wind energy and its part in electricity generation in the future (Andrew Garrad)

2010: Liquid crystal displays - some surprising contributions from the UK (Professor Peter Raynes)

2009: Airborne Surveillance Rarad (Simon Watts)

2008: Control and the Coriolis Mass-flow meter (Professor David Clarke)

2007: Law and Engineering: resolution of technology disputes (Sir Vivian Ramsey)

2006: Railways: The Technical Challenges of their Renaissance (Rod Smith)

2005:  Some Engineering Concepts applied to Ancient Greek Trireme Warships (John Coates)

2004: Bubbles (Dr David Kenning)

2003: Oil Production: from Nitroglycerine to Fibre-optics (Paul Martins)

2002: Engineering, Management and Aircraft (Martyn Hurst)

2001: The Engineering Don (Professor Carlos Ruiz)

2000: The Interface between Civil Engineering and Business (Roger Sainsbury)

1999: Educating Engineers - are we getting any better at it? (Mr David Witt)

1998: Orthopaedic Engineering (Professor John O'Connor)

1997: Forensic Engineering - Feedback for Design (Peter Lindsell)

1996: Echo-Location by Bats and Radar: Evolution and Intention for Survival (Professor Ted Paige)

1995: Immersed Tube Tunnels (David Culverwell)

1994: Aerodynamics at Oxford (Professor Terry Jones)

1993: An Engineering View of the Development of Management Studies (Clark Brundin)

1992: Robotics and Image Processing (Professor Mike Brady)

1991: The Channel Tunnel: Design and Construction (Hugh Norie)

1990: Down to Earth at Oxford (Professor Peter Wroth)

1989: Offshore Engineering (Brian Cook)

1988: A Century of Oxford Engineering (Dr Alastair Howatson)