Philippa Oldham, Head of Manufacturing, Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Prof Steve Haake, Director of the Sports Engineering Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University
Dr Scott Drawer, Head of Research & Innovation, UK Sport
Behind the scenes of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games are teams of British engineers working on cutting edge equipment design and performance analysis to bring success to the next generation of athletes.
These are explored in a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) entitled Sports Engineering: an unfair advantage? Senior sports engineers came to the SMC to discuss the regulation and innovation behind sports engineering, for the London 2012 Olympics and beyond.