Department of Engineering

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Royal Academy of Engineering announces new Fellows for 2023

20 Sep 2023

Professors Vikram Deshpande, Bill O'Neill and Ashwin Seshia have been announced Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Gates Cambridge class of 2023 – Josh Weygant

18 Sep 2023

Gates Cambridge Scholar-Elect Josh Weygant talks about his research plans to merge bioprinting, medicine and engineering.

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Competition challenges students and researchers to communicate impact of ideas in three minutes

11 Sep 2023

Science enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds gathered at the Department of Engineering recently to pitch their innovative ideas to an audience, including a panel of judges, in three minutes.

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Lefan Wang

Lefan Wang awarded Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

06 Sep 2023

Lefan Wang has been awarded the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship to support her research project, “New insights into foot biomechanics via personalised multimodal sensing insole".

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How sure is sure? Incorporating human error into machine learning

04 Sep 2023

Researchers are developing a way to incorporate one of the most human of characteristics – uncertainty – into machine learning systems.

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Gates Cambridge Scholar-Elect Christopher Slaughter

Gates Cambridge class of 2023 – Christopher Slaughter

30 Aug 2023

Gates Cambridge Scholar-Elect Christopher Slaughter talks about his engineering research and his commitment to widening access to medical technology.

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Postgrad research will investigate wearable ‘smart gloves’ for use in human-robot collaboration, VR and AR

23 Aug 2023

PhD students Ivan Grega and Sara AlMahri are researching a 3D printed self-sensing and wearable mesh ‘glove’ for the reconstruction of gestures, applicable to VR, AR, and other applications.

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IfM PhD student awarded IET Postgraduate Scholarship and RAEng Enterprise Fellowship

21 Aug 2023

Douglas Brion has received two awards for his PhD research and start-up Matta – a spin-out company working to create artificial general intelligence for the manufacturing sector.

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Inner secrets of Iron Age sword revealed for the first time using cutting-edge research

14 Aug 2023

The internal structure of an Iron Age sword has been understood for the first time, thanks to scientific imaging and analysis techniques involving a Cambridge engineer.

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Dr Jurgen Becque receives prestigious ASCE Moisseiff Award

10 Aug 2023

Dr Jurgen Becque won the ASCE Moisseiff Award for providing accurate solutions to a century-unresolved set of equations.

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