Department of Engineering

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Latest news

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced winners of its 2020 medals and awards

16 Sep 2020

Dr Boyang Shen and alumnus Andrea De Luca have been named RAEng Young Engineers of the Year and alumnus Jamie Shotton receives a RAEng Silver Medal.

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Alex Moulton

Alumni Profile: Dr Alex Moulton CBE – A Man of Conviction

14 Sep 2020

Alex Moulton was a remarkable man and a brilliant engineer. His professional life was devoted to the research, development, design and manufacture of advanced and innovative products.

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Luca Magri announced a laureate of the 2020 European Research Council Starting Grants competition

08 Sep 2020

Luca Magri has been awarded European Research Council grant funding of €1.5 million to grow his research group, as they conduct pioneering research into physics-aware AI.

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Institute for Manufacturing adds expertise to new initiative to improve UK productivity

07 Sep 2020

The University is to be a key partner in a new national effort to boost British productivity, bringing together expertise to tackle questions of job creation, sustainability and wellbeing.

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PhD research at the forefront of technology recognised with award

01 Sep 2020

PhD student Siddharth Swaroop has been announced a recipient of the 2020 Microsoft Research EMEA PhD Award, helping to support his final year of research.

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Join our Virtual Open Days on 17-18 September 2020

28 Aug 2020

The Department of Engineering will host Virtual Open Days on 17-18 September 2020 aimed at prospective applicants in Year 13 (or equivalent), in conjunction with the Cambridge Open Days.

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Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments

26 Aug 2020

An algorithm that analyses MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.

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Student’s paper on the design of a world-first ice structure wins award

24 Aug 2020

Student Cam Millar has won the Institution of Structural Engineers’ Guthrie Brown Award for a paper titled Design of the world’s first sprayed-net, hyperboloid, lattice ice structure

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Dr Ravi Solanki and Raymond Siems, volunteers for the charity HEROES

Volunteers' tech skills help launch and operate new charity dedicated to NHS workers

17 Aug 2020

From Captain Tom Moore’s garden walk to a new charity called HEROES, some incredible endeavours have been established amid the pandemic in support of the NHS.

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The OVSI team

Cambridge engineers recognised with awards for pandemic service

17 Aug 2020

Two teams of Cambridge engineers have been recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with the President’s Special Award for Pandemic Service.

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