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Alumnus Jonathan Sakula

Alumni Profile: Jonathan Sakula, façade expert to Grenfell Tower Inquiry

18 Aug 2021

Alumnus Jonathan Sakula, with almost 30 years experience in the façade industry and 45 years in construction, was appointed as an expert witness to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

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Newland Design prize winners Daniel Smith and Thea Krumins

Academic prizes in memory of Professor David Newland

16 Aug 2021

Professor David Newland is being remembered for his outstanding contributions to Mechanics, Materials and Design with a set of academic prizes. 

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Alumni stories: Meet the assistant civil engineer helping to build a better world

12 Aug 2021

Alumna and assistant civil engineer Micheala Chan has been named as one of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) President’s Future Leaders.

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Cambridge expertise joins major study on proposed electrification of UK motorways

11 Aug 2021

The Centre for Sustainable Road Freight is part of a team that has been awarded government funding to design a large-scale electric road freight system demonstrator.

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Harnessing the power of science and engineering to develop an AI system for air traffic control

09 Aug 2021

Cambridge engineers will build a Digital Twin of UK airspace and a related machine learning system that collaborates with humans, as part of a business-led research project. 

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IfM plugs into new Made Smarter investments in smart manufacturing

05 Aug 2021

The Institute for Manufacturing is partnering on multiple strands of a new £53 million investment in smart manufacturing and connected supply chains from UKRI and Made Smarter.

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The University’s new Civil Engineering Building

Civil Engineering Building awarded a BREEAM Excellent environmental rating

04 Aug 2021

The University’s new Civil Engineering Building provides over 4,000 sqm to house the National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing.

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Professor Julian Allwood’s research into metal forming technology honoured with award

02 Aug 2021

Julian Allwood, Professor of Engineering and the Environment, has been awarded the highest international recognition for research related to metal forming.

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Professor Zoubin Ghahramani announced as a Turing AI World-Leading Researcher Fellow

30 Jul 2021

Professor Zoubin Ghahramani has been awarded one of the first Turing AI World-Leading Researcher Fellowships to conduct groundbreaking work on AI’s biggest challenges.

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Dr Olivia Remes on the science of wellbeing and mental health

28 Jul 2021

Mental health researcher Dr Olivia Remes has made the transition to the Department of Engineering in a role looking at depression in young people. 

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