Department of Engineering

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Universities and school children combine art and engineering to smash world record

21 Aug 2019

The world record for the number of people playing the same piano at the same time has been broken by 88 primary school children, as part of a project thought up by Cambridge engineers.

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Cambridge researchers and Jaguar Land Rover develop immersive 3D head-up display for in-car use

20 Aug 2019

Cambridge engineers are working on a powerful new 3D head-up display to project real-time safety information in front of the driver.

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Cambridge University Eco Racing unveils four-seater electric car

20 Aug 2019

An undergraduate team have collaborated with top UK automotive companies and experts to develop and manufacture ‘Helia’ – a new solar-powered electric vehicle.

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Washable, wearable battery-like devices could be woven directly into clothes

14 Aug 2019

Washable, wearable ‘batteries’: based on cheap, safe and environmentally-friendly inks and woven directly into fabrics, have been developed by Cambridge researchers.

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Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2019

12 Aug 2019

In the first year of the two-year Manufacturing Engineering Tripos course, teams of students complete a major design project to develop a new product with real business potential.

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Machine learning to help develop self-healing robots that ‘feel pain’

07 Aug 2019

Researchers from the University of Cambridge will use self-healing materials and machine learning to develop soft robotics as part of a new collaborative project.

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Machine learning

05 Aug 2019

Artificial intelligence. Deep learning. Neural networks. Think you can ignore this stuff? Think again. Because machine learning is far too important to be left to the ComScis.

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Making recorders - Summer School 2019

Summer School success at the Department of Engineering

01 Aug 2019

The University of Cambridge held a summer school from 14-17 July 2019 within the Department of Engineering.

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Value of manufacturing to UK economy significantly underestimated, report claims

30 Jul 2019

The economic value of manufacturing to the UK is being underestimated in official statistics, presenting significant issues for policymakers, according to a new report

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Alumnus creates the perfect espresso using jet engineering

23 Jul 2019

The first jet-engineered stovetop espresso machine, developed by a Cambridge alumnus, uses a new thermodynamic system to create high pressure brewing conditions.

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