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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 July 20th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Every project has a beginning. And every project has an end. If something you’re working on is open-ended or is a continuous improvement initiative, it’s not a project. Continue reading “Start With The End In Mind” »
Posted on July 10th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Engineering is all about boundaries, constraints and what we’re able to achieve within them. But one thing I’ve found to be true about engineers is that we’re almost never satisfied. There’s always a little bit more to do. There are always small improvements to make, problems to iron out, designs to hone. Continue reading “The Art Of “Good Enough”” »
Posted on June 1st, 2017 in New Materials & Applications
Solid-state battery technology has been in the news for a while, becoming increasingly relevant with the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and the unending growth in usage of portable electronic devices.
Posted on April 11th, 2017 in New Materials & Applications
Developing technologies to operate under narrow constraints, like those necessary for anything designed for the space program, can lead down some innovative paths. Scientists and engineers are forced to think creatively about solving problems, and they are much more likely to draw upon newer or less well-known technologies to help.