Alumnus founded Loughborough University spinout Figura Analytics closes seed investment round to take nanotech solution to the drinks industry
Loughborough University spinout Figura Analytics has successfully closed a seed funding round, led by a syndicate of angel investors, to bring its nanopore technology to the drinks market this year.
Graduate picks up Salters’ Institute Award
Chemical Engineering MEng graduate Matthew Samson has been awarded a Salters’ Institute Graduate Award.
Fede’s achievements are out of this world as he launches M1 HAKUTO-R Lunar Lander
Alumnus Federico Giusto is a Space Systems Engineer and Deputy Project Manager at ispace inc., a lunar exploration company.
Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann leads the way for sustainability and women in engineering with new position
Dr Phebe Mann has been elected as the Chair on the Regional Executive Board and Regional Committee at the Institution of Civil Engineers London.
Alumna starts new engineering position as she leads the way for women in STEM
Sarah Black-Smith (Manufacturing Engineering and Management, 2004) has recently been promoted to the role of General Manager at Siemens.
Alumnus elected Honorary Fellow of The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Fred Mills (BSc Architectural Engineering and Design Management 2008) has been named an Honorary Fellow for his outstanding contribution to the public understanding of construction and engineering by The Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Fantastic fungi: Harnessing the magic of mycelium to create striking sculptures
You may or may not enjoy eating mushrooms, but how do you feel about having a vase grown by and made of fungi in your home?
Alumnus set to lead Hakka TV as its new Director
Shiang Sheng-Yen, also known as Paul, was recently appointed to the role of Director at the Taiwanese TV station, Hakka TV, which is focused on the life of the Hakka people.
Successful deployment of the mOm Essential Incubator in Ukraine
Alumnus James Roberts is the CEO and Founder of mOm, who has recently announced the successful international deployment of the mOm Essential Incubator into Ukraine.
Supporting Black people in the construction industry: an insight into alumnus Amos Simbo’s company, network, and passion for engineering
Alumnus Amos Simbo has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, having studied at the University from 2008-2011. Amos travelled to the UK from Zimbabwe in 2005, chasing his passion for engineering and entering the University through clearing.
Alan Vaughan Thomas – Working to improve pedestrian safety
The automotive industry is vast, and the teams engaged in any innovation are usually extensive – it is difficult to know where they end. Alan, a 1970 Automotive Engineering and Design alumnus and member of the Alumni Advisory Board, worked on many innovative projects during his career, one of which was the Jaguar pop-up bonnet. Here Alan tells us more.
Chief Executive of HS2 joins Loughborough University as a Visiting Professor
The Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd and Loughborough alumnus, Mark Thurston, has joined the University as Visiting Professor of Complex Project and Programme Leadership.
Alumnus arranges cross channel human-powered flying competition
Ian Parker is part of the team organising The Great Race 2021, a competition for human-powered aircraft to race across the English Channel.