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Engage, September 2021

Registrants among first new Fellows elected under Fit for the Future diversity initiative

Published: 24/09/2021

The trustees and staff of the Engineering Council would like to congratulate David Short MSc CEng IntPE(UK) FRAeS FIET, Technology Director for BAE Systems and a Trustee of the Engineering Council, on his election to Fellowship. The Engineering Council is pleased to see that almost two thirds of new Fellows are registrants and would like to congratulate them on this significant achievement …

Verify registration status online - RegCheck

Verify registration status online - RegCheck

Published: 21/09/2021

RegCheck, an online tool enabling employers, clients or other third parties to confirm an individual’s professional registration status, is now available on the Engineering Council's website. …

Registrant wins the RAEng Armourers and Brasiers Company Prize

Registrant wins the RAEng Armourers and Brasiers Company Prize

Published: 21/09/2021

Professor Mary Ryan FREng CEng FIMMM has been announced as the 2021 winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Armourers and Brasiers Company Prize for excellence in materials engineering. …

Engineering regulator enhances industry-wide security guidance

Engineering regulator enhances industry-wide security guidance

Published: 23/09/2021

Security is a central consideration in all engineering practice. As the profession’s regulator, the Engineering Council has refreshed its security guidance resources, to reflect both current and future needs. To enhance the existing Guidance on Security, which is available to all those working in (or studying) engineering, further resources have now been added to support application of this Guidance. …

Standards support post-16 engineering education – guidance published on AAQA

Standards support post-16 engineering education – guidance published on AAQA

Published: 22/09/2021

The Engineering Council’s Standards can help learners, their parents, careers advisors and employers to navigate the rapidly-changing landscape of post-16 qualifications. …

Revised ICTTech Standard published on 31 August

Revised ICTTech Standard published on 31 August

Published: 23/09/2021

The Engineering Council has published a revised edition of the Information and Communications Technology Technician (ICTTech) Standard. The ICTTech Standard outlines the competence and commitment requirements for registration as an Information and Communications Technology Technician (ICTTech). …

Engineering Council appoints Vice-Chair 

Engineering Council appoints Vice-Chair 

Published: 25/08/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Prof John Chudley CEng FIMarEST on his appointment to the position of Vice-Chair of the Engineering Council’s Board of Trustees. John has served on the Engineering Council’s Board of Trustees since 2017 and chairs the Registration Standards Committee. His new role as Vice-Chair will include supporting the implementation of the Engineering Council’s 2025 Strategy. …

Registrant wins the Rooke Award

Registrant wins the Rooke Award

Published: 26/07/2021

The Rooke Award for public promotion of engineering has been presented to technologist, entrepreneur and Google engineer Dr Larissa Suzuki BSc MPhil PhD CEng FRSA MIET AFHEA. Dr Suzuki is Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Practice Lead at Google Cloud and is working with Google internet evangelist Dr Vint Cerf to develop the Interplanetary Internet. In addition, she works on initiatives with University College London (UCL) and Google Cloud on sustainability and smart cities. …

Covid-19 update - working arrangements

Covid-19 update - working arrangements

Published: 19/07/2021

In line with the general caution and gradual return to the workplace recommended by the Government, Engineering Council staff continue to undertake the majority of their work remotely where it is not essential to attend the office. …

Report gives key recommendations to improve diversity and inclusion across the sector

Report gives key recommendations to improve diversity and inclusion across the sector

Published: 15/09/2021

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is gradually progressing across engineering and scientific bodies, but data collection remains a challenge, according to a recent report. The Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework Report 2021, co-published by The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and the Science Council, follows up on the first Progression Framework benchmarking exercise, carried out in 2017. …

Engineering Zero - blog from RAEng President

Engineering Zero - blog from RAEng President

Published: 23/09/2021

For tomorrow’s engineers to have the right knowledge and skills, engineering education must change. Engineers will face ever-growing and ever-changing challenges as they tackle climate change and build a sustainable future. …