Paul Reeves is a designer of engineering software having worked both commercially and as an academic researcher. He joined SolidWorks R&D (part of Dassault Systèmes) in 2007, where is now working on a system to deliver ‘Digital Manufacturing in the Cloud’.
He is keen to enthuse about the benefits large scale, bold engineering brings to society and which one day will take us to the stars.
Riots and revolutions: Europe's young radicals?
"To contribute to Battle of Ideas is to add a few words to a giant, communal speech-bubble out of the gap-toothed mouth of British opinion. It is a strong reminder that the joys of free, uncalculated speech and the right to attack orthodoxies can in no way be assumed in 2012 – that we use them or lose them."
Piers Hellawell, composer; professor of composition, Queen’s University Belfast