Department of Engineering

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Structural health of world’s first 3D printed steel bridge monitored by sensors and ‘digital twin’ technologies

26 Jul 2021

The world’s first 3D printed steel bridge has been installed and unveiled in Amsterdam – with the potential to revolutionise how urban infrastructure is designed, built and maintained.

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Scott Jeen

Scott Jeen accepted into the Turing Enrichment Scheme at the Alan Turing Institute

21 Jul 2021

PhD student Scott Jeen has been accepted into the highly competitive Turing Enrichment Scheme for 2021 at the Alan Turing Institute.

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Graphene’s superior performances can lead to the development of ultrahigh density magnetic data storage, up to 10 TeraBits per s

Graphene enables ten times higher data storage in computer memories

19 Jul 2021

Ultra-high-density hard drives made with graphene store ten times more data – a big leap forward for our data-hungry society.

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Cambridge engineers to tackle Australian infrastructure system resilience in Engineering X-funded project

16 Jul 2021

Dr Kristen MacAskill has been announced the project lead of the Engineering X-funded case study ‘Australian climate extremes and building transport network resilience’. 

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Cambridge collaborates on new device to accelerate drug development in the fight against brain cancer

15 Jul 2021

Researchers develop a 3D microvessel-on-a-chip device for the study of glioblastoma – a fast-growing and aggressive form of brain tumour that develops chemo-resistance over current treatments

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Engineering students working on a Full Bull racing car

Formula 1 scholarship announced

14 Jul 2021

Formula 1 is to fund an undergraduate student from an underrepresented background to study for an engineering degree at the University of Cambridge.

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Researchers unlock behaviour of rare cells that evade antibiotics by ‘playing dead’

12 Jul 2021

Researchers have developed a new microfluidic platform to track a very rare type of cell that can survive antibiotic treatments.

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Dr Gabriel Carmona Aparicio

Dr Gabriel Carmona Aparicio awarded a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship

08 Jul 2021

Dr Gabriel Carmona Aparicio has been awarded a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Individual European Fellowship to quantify the circularity of an international steel company’s products.

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Join our Virtual Open Days on 5-13 July 2021

05 Jul 2021

The Department of Engineering will host Virtual Open Days on 5-13 July 2021 aimed at prospective applicants in Year 12 (or equivalent), in conjunction with the Cambridge Open Days.

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Pilkington Prize for Teaching and Learning 2021

05 Jul 2021

Two members of staff from the Department of Engineering have been awarded the coveted Pilkington Prize in recognition of their teaching excellence. 

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