The Engineer is a London-based monthly magazine covering the latest developments and business news in engineering and technology in the UK and internationally. Founded in January 1856, it is among the world's oldest professional journals. The magazine shifted to an online only format in July 2012 before returning as a printed monthly title in September 2013; its website www.theengineer.co.uk publishes a monthly digital version of the magazine. There are also quarterly print supplements available based around vertical sectors within the industry.
The Engineer was established by Edward Charles Healey, an entrepreneur and engineering enthusiast with financial interests in the railways whose friends included Robert Stephenson and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The journal was created as a technical magazine for engineers.