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News stories archive - 2000 - 2013

News stories archive - 2000 - 2013

Dishes close-up. One of the supercomputer’s first roles will be as a test

Super-fast and super-green: Cambridge unveils high-performance computer

19 Dec 2013

An energy-efficient high-performance computer, with a performance equivalent to 4,000 desktop PCs running at once, will enable researchers to handle Big Data challenges

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Jenna Shapiro

Can I Get a Ph.D. in Collaboration?

16 Dec 2013

The following article was written by PhD student Jenna Shapiro about her interdisciplinary project between Cambridge Engineering and the National Institutes of Health in the United States.

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Mr Timothy Newman, Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Mr Frederic Nicolas, Sir James Dyson, Dr Anurag Agarwal with early version of rig

PhD student Tim Newman wins Best Presentation award: Towards a silent fan project

12 Dec 2013

Dyson sponsored PhD student Tim Newman, has won First Prize in the Best Student Paper Award competition at ICA 2013 Montreal.

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Presentation of Athena SWAN awards with Professor Keith Glover and Dr Kate Knill on the far left

Department receives Athena SWAN equality award

10 Dec 2013

The Department of Engineering was praised for its mentoring scheme for newly-appointed staff at the recent Athena SWAN awards ceremony.

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PhD student Heba Bevan with her sensor device named `Utterberry’

Unique sensor device receives recognition at IET Innovation Awards

05 Dec 2013

A new, unique and tiny sensor device named Utterberry could potentially transform infrastructure monitoring and possibly even act as a remote sensor for human health monitoring in the future.

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The pitch

Two new entrepreneur teams in Global Startup Battle

02 Dec 2013

Two new entrepreneur teams from the Department of Engineering need your help as they compete in the biggest competition for new ventures – the Global Startup Battle.

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Presentation of Collingwood Prize to Ioannis Brilakis (third from left) and Zhenhua Zhu by Greg DiLoreto and Patrick J. Natale

US award for Department lecturer

26 Nov 2013

Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O'Rourke Lecturer of Construction Engineering in the Department of Engineering, has been honoured by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Doctoral candidates from the Nanomaterials and Spectroscopy Group at the Electrical Engineering Division

Cambridge awarded major EPSRC funding for doctoral centres to train tomorrow’s engineers and scientists

25 Nov 2013

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council has announced funding for six Cambridge-led Centres for Doctoral Training.

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Professor Robert Mair receiving his medal

ICE Awards for Professor Robert Mair and Professor Gopal Madabhushi

20 Nov 2013

Two prestigious awards were presented to Professor Robert Mair and Professor Gopal Madabhushi at the recent Awards Ceremony at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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First Tsinghua-Cambridge Engineering Forum

18 Nov 2013

Five professors from the Department of Engineering attended the inaugural Tsinghua-Cambridge Engineering Academic Forum at Tsinghua University, Beijing.

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