The Royal Academy of Engineering and its partners in the National Engineering Policy Centre were asked by the Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance to prepare a report to address:
The Royal Academy of Engineering has worked closely with the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and other UK engineering institutions to produce a report to government that was published on Friday 16 July.
Four of the report’s authors were able present their findings and recommendations to journalists and discuss how ‘infection resilience’ should be designed into buildings and transport.
Prof Peter Guthrie OBE FREng, Vice President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Chair of the infection resilient environments working group
Dr Hywel Davies CChem CSci, Technical Director, CIBSE
Prof Shaun Fitzgerald OBE FREng, Director of Research, Centre for Climate Repair, Cambridge University
Prof Cath Noakes OBE, Professor of Environmental Engineering for Buildings, University of Leeds