Department of Engineering

  • AI reduces ‘communication gap’ for nonverbal people by as much as half

  • Cambridge PhD student secures Industrial Fellowship

  • Easy-to-make, ultra-low power electronics could charge out of thin air

  • Alumni Profile: Tony Dickens

  • Professor Roberto Cipolla elected a Fellow of The International Association for Pattern Recognition

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Latest news

AI reduces ‘communication gap’ for nonverbal people by as much as half

19 Oct 2020

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to reduce the ‘communication gap’ for nonverbal people with motor disabilities who rely on computers to converse with others.

Cambridge PhD student secures Industrial Fellowship

16 Oct 2020

PhD student Poppy Oldroyd has been awarded an Industrial Fellowship to support her research into increasing the lifetime of brain implants treating epilepsy, Parkinson’s and depression. 

Easy-to-make, ultra-low power electronics could charge out of thin air

15 Oct 2020

Researchers have developed a new approach to printed electronics which allows ultra-low power electronic devices that could recharge from ambient light or radiofrequency noise.