Dan Johns

The latest instalment of Dan Johns' column for Bloodhound SSC gets underground with the test firing of a very big rocket... Read more

From the Olympics, to the Paralympics and from Hellmand to Dakar, Dan Johns takes a look at how AM and 3D printing are impacting on lives positively, and a look forward to further developments. Read more

The community of AM, along with the growing interest from media journo's, have banded around talk of AM as 'the next industrial revolution', a 'technology revolution', 'a new technology age'. Read more

The following column was prompted by a 2009 article in the Economist entitled 'Cluster champs: How racing cars built an industry.' In this response the Bloodhound project's Dan Johns examines the implications for the Additive Manufacturing industry. Read more

When I knew I was to become a parent for the first time I admittedly got rather excited when I found out that it was a boy. Like so many of us blokes my immediate thoughts were about all the practical toys I could ‘legitimately’ buy. Read more

You may feel that the title of this column is a little misleading — surely every design you produce should be perfect? Not so says Dan Johns, a Senior Engineer on the Bloodhound Project… Read more

For as long as humans have been able to move they have wanted to move more quickly. In the beginning, it was for survival. Then it was for growth and development. And now? Read more

As the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Britain’s role in the development of modern engineering cannot be underestimated. It is a shame therefore that the inspiring engineering past and present seems lost to a majority of the population. Read more