World debate: Re-engineering the future

The Documentary Podcast

By BBC World Service

World debate: Re-engineering the future

All over the world engineers are being called on to re-purpose and solve the problems the global pandemic creates. We bring together an audience of engineers and the general public from six continents to share insights to inspire innovation worldwide. How are engineers reinventing our world to fight the virus? What can they do to re-imagine the everyday and make life safer and easier across the globe? Presenter Kevin Fong is joined by a panel of four leading engineers from around the world who respond to questions, comments and first-hand accounts from a global audience linked by Zoom. The panel: Luke Leung: Director of Sustainability at international architecture and engineering firm SOM Linda Miller: Transport infrastructure engineer at the major engineering and construction firm Bechtel Rebecca Shipley: Director of UCL’s Institute for Healthcare Engineering Carlo Ratti: Director of MIT’s Senseable Lab This is a special edition of an annual event series staged in partnership with the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.
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