Collar RAeS Named Lecture: Engineering the Future

Designing Products to Address 21st Century Challenges

by Martin Aston –   Airbus

There are many challenges facing today’s (and future) engineers, including the environment, clean water, clean energy, cyber security, etc. and there a wide range of technologies available to achieve these difficult goals. This talk will focus on the challenge of designing future products, using the Bird of Prey concept aircraft as an example, to demonstrate the complexity (technology choice, integration, assurance, etc) that engineers are going to face in the next part of the 21st century and provide an insight into what must be done to ensure that we are successful in addressing these ever more demanding challenges.

Time and Venue

6.30pm – Wednesday 4th December 2019 (refreshments from 6pm)

Pugsley Lecture Theatre, Queens Building, University Walk, Bristol BS81YR

Members and non-members welcome!

For enquiries contact Vipran K Kannan at

For free tickets, please register here using the link below.

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