Perseverance and pushing boundaries in modern engineering: the bloodhound story
|Starts:||15:30 7 Mar 2018|
|Ends:||17:00 7 Mar 2018|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Richard Noble OBE|
Come along to hear Richard Noble OBE discuss his Bloodhound Project on 7th March 2018 in Renold Building C16.
This talk is open to all University staff and students and is being hosted by hosted by IMechE on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Design Challenge. As part of the anniversary the IMechE challenge is also being held at the University.
Topic: PERSEVERANCE AND PUSHING BOUNDARIES IN MODERN ENGINEERING: THE BLOODHOUND STORY
Delivered by Richard Noble OBE, CEO of Bloodhound. Come hear his inspirational story in person.
Richard Noble specialises in developing high risk ventures. Obviously not all of them can be successful, but the Thrust2 programme which brought the World Land Speed Record back to Britain in 1983 and the Thrust SSC first ever supersonic land speed record programme are the best known.
Richard Noble's other projects include the ARV Super2 light aircraft, the Atlantic Sprinter Blue Riband contender, Programme Funding, an original television funding company, Farnborough Aircraft, the first distributed travel air taxi aircraft and currently the Mach 1.4 Bloodhound SSC project the latest in the long line of Land Speed Record cars now being run through 3,600 UK schools.
Doors open in Renold C16 at 15:30 for Networking Time and at 16:00 our Guest Speaker - Richard Noble OBE - CEO, the Bloodhound Project
To book your place for this presentation please visit Eventbrite on the link provided to the right of this page under "further reading".
Limited tickets available so book early.
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