Welcome to the Kent Area

The Kent Area covers the whole of the County of Kent.  If you live or work in the County, this is your Area and we would like to hear from you with your views on anything from the future of the engineering profession and the Institution to what events you would like to attend.  Please feel free to contact any of the Area committee members.

The Area committee arranges a series of events in the Area, which are advertised in the programme booklet, in Agenda,and on these pages. For details of future events, please visit the Events section.

If you wish to attend any events please contact the person named as the contact in the event details or Khosru Rahman, the Kent Area Chairman.



Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    25 October 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich - Chatham Maritime - Chatham, Kent
    An Interesting and informative talk to explore the mathematical modelling of railway bridges and interaction with train vibrations.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    13 November 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    GREat Medway - University of Greenwich Talks Through simple examples, the talk will illustrate: why social mobility can be a slippery concept; how rural, urban or other location affects mobility prospects; educational mobility in Africa; the odds for climbing the occupational ladder in Victorian Britain compared e.g. to contemporary India and China.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    29 November 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich - Chatham Maritime - Chatham, Kent
    An informative and interesting lecture on designing for random and sine-on-random vibration of aircraft avionic systems.
    Industry: Aerospace materials and structures
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    11 December 2019 18:00 to 22:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    GREat Medway talks at University of Greenwich - Medway campus In 2019 the Natural Resources Institute will celebrate 125 years since it was created as "The Imperial Institute" at the behest of Prince Albert. Prof. Andrew Westby, Director and expert on Cassava, will explain some of the complicated history of the Institute and its predecessor organisations,
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    15 January 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    GREat Medway - University of Greenwich talks. This talk is aimed at exploring gene-editing technologies i.e. our newfound ability to edit this code. We will discuss current limitations and divorce fact from fiction. What are the dangers and benefits this technology brings to society at large? Who should regulate this technology and how far away from it being a clinical reality are we?
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
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