RSE - Curious 2021 - The Covid-19 challenge to mechanical engineers
17th August 2021 11:00 am
Coronavirus has affected people of all nations. It is an infectious disease. It can reside on surfaces, be spread through physical contact and travel through the air.
Shortly after the outbreak, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers set up a taskforce drawing on the expertise of its members to supply information and guidance to public and government bodies and industry on how to combat it. They produced a manual of practice, they considered how to deal with the virus in buildings by ventilation and control of air quality,they designed masks and gave guidance for transport and best practice for industry.
Discussion reflecting on the expertise of mechanical engineers in creating equipment designed to combat Covid-19. The panel includes:
- Professor Joe McGeough FRSE FREng FIMechE ,Honorary Professorial Fellow, Regius Professor Emeritus of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh;
- Dr Helen Meese
- Lt Col Mark Jackson BEng MBA FIMechE, MJ Associates;
- Mr Andrew Bradley
- Mr Frank Mills BSC FCIBSE MASHRAI FIMechE, Professional Consulting Engineer, Frank Mills Consulting
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