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About the author:
Chris Walker is a Systems Engineer by trade and has become a seasoned writer over the last few years. A University of Cambridge graduate, he’s spent most of his career in the UK Defense Industry, working on the cutting edge of technology. Chris is excited by innovation, new ideas and systems for making things happen, which you can expect to be common threads through everything he writes here.
Posts by Chris Walker
Posted on November 17th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Thin films crop up all over the place in our daily lives. They appear as the antireflection coatings on our glasses, on CDs and DVDs, on magnetic tapes and in lasers. Life wouldn’t be the same without them. Continue reading “Thin Films: A Step Closer to Solar-Cell Windows” »
Posted on October 27th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
With 3D printing on the rise and an ever-increasing volume of waste plastic making its way into the ocean, there are organizations around the world looking to make a difference. Continue reading “Perpetual Plastics – 3D Printing With Waste” »
Posted on October 12th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
From the very first wheel, the process of engineering has always been deeply inspired by nature. The Wright brothers, for example, spent hours studying the flight of birds before designing their airplane.
Posted on July 25th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
It might sound like a strange concept to most of us engineers and technically minded people, but in everything we do, we have a customer (or we are the customer). And stopping to think about the world through that lens every now and again can change everything. Continue reading “Know Your Customer” »