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Department of Engineering Science Lectures

A range of lectures and talks from the Department of Engineering at the University of Oxford, the only unified department in the UK which offers accredited courses in all the major branches of engineering.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Bubble Acoustics: from listening to the ocean to cleaning medical devices and fighting antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance. By understanding how bubbles make sound, we can listen to the ocean, and track the >1 billion tonnes of atmospheric carbon that transfers between atmosphere and ocean annually when ocean waves break and trap atmospheric gas under the sea. Timothy Leighton 05 Jun 2018
2 Creative Commons The Awesome Acoustic Bubble A mini lecture recorded as part of the Maurice Lubbock Memorial Event Ronald Roy 05 Jun 2018
3 Creative Commons The Use of Ultrasound Mediated Cavitation to Enhance the Delivery of Cancer Therapies A mini lecture recorded as part of the 44th Maurice Lubbock Memorial Event Robert Carlisle 05 Jun 2018
4 The Jenkin Lecture - Metamaterials: beyond conventional Professor Ekaterina Shamonina delivers the 2017 Jenkin Lecture. Ekaterina Shamonina 04 Oct 2017
5 Creative Commons Nanomaterilas in Revolutionising Diabetes Diagnostics Sam Attias, Winner of the OEA 4th Year Project Presentation Prize gives a talk on his 4th year research project on the application of nanomaterials as a potential non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring method for type-1 diabetes. Sam Attias 04 Oct 2017
6 Update on 2020 Vision After three years as Head of Department, Lionel Tarassenko gives an update on progress towards the 2020 Vision for the Department. Lionel Tarassenko 04 Oct 2017
7 Creative Commons Will future communications technologies lead to cyber wars or a better world? Communications technology has enabled massive social change over the past decades. However, the many benefits that we enjoy are accompanied by challenges - cyber security, inadequate coverage, the ease of spreading fake news, Naomi Climer 22 May 2017
8 Creative Commons Wireless Communications Using Light In this lecture, Dominic O'Brien introduces the field, the challenges, and the promise for the future of this area of research. Dominic O'Brien 22 May 2017
9 Creative Commons Network Complexity and the Internet of Things In this talk, Justin Coon explores the issue of complexity in the IoT from a fundamental perspective and provide some insight into what this means for practical deployments in the future. Justin Coon 22 May 2017
10 The Jenkin Lecture - Engineering Tomorrow's Therapies Professor Constantin Coussios (Magdalen), Professor of Biomedical Engineering, gives the 2016 annual Jenkin Lecture, on 17th September 2016. Constantin Coussios 21 Sep 2016
11 Digital health Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci (St John’s), Head of the Department of Engineering Science, gives a lecture for the department of Engineering Science Alumni Weekend on September 17th 2016. Lionel Tarassenko 21 Sep 2016
12 Creative Commons Hypersonic to Hypervelocity Spacecraft Heat Transfer Professor Matthew McGilvray gives a talk on heat transfer issues involved in space flight re-entry. Matthew McGilvray 01 Jun 2016
13 Creative Commons Space Engineering at Harwell Dr Anna Orlowska, Science, Technology and Facilities Council gives a talk on the Space Engineering at Harwell. Anna Orlowska 01 Jun 2016
14 Creative Commons Cooling the Mid-Infrared Instrument Paul Bailey, University of Oxford, gives a talk about cooling one of the instruments on the James Webb Telescope. Paul Bailey 01 Jun 2016
15 Creative Commons Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration: The Challenges and Opportunities The 42nd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture: ‘Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration:The Challenges and Opportunities’ presented by Lauri N. Hansen, Director of Engineering, NASA Johnson Space Centre. Lauri N. Hansen 01 Jun 2016
16 Splashing, sloshing and stealth – offshore hydrodynamics writ large Professor Paul Taylor, University of Oxford gives a short talk as part of the 41st Maurice Lubbock lecture series in the Department of Engineering Science. Paul Taylor 26 May 2015
17 Development of the UK’s fastest wind tunnel – a UK/Australia endeavour Professor Matthew McGilvray, University of Oxford and Professor Richard Morgan, University of Queensland give a talk at the Department of Engineering Science as part of the 41st Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture programme. Matthew McGilvray, Richard Morgan 26 May 2015
18 Rise of the Machines Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Professor and ARC Federation Fellow at the University of Sydney, gives the 41st Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture. Hugh Durrant-Whyte 26 May 2015