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News stories archive - 2000 - 2009

News stories archive - 2000 - 2009

 

Techno Games Entry

26 Mar 2001

A new challenge for inventors was issued last year for the first ever Techno Games, a sort of 'Robot Olympics'.

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Energy Saving Devices

14 Feb 2001

Pioneering work in semiconductor technology in the Department of Engineering has led Professor Gehan Amaratunga and Dr Florin Udrea to set up a spin-off company, Cambridge Semiconductor.

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Ian Liddell

24 Jan 2001

Professor Ian Liddell, known to the world as the designer, with Buro Happold, of the Millennium Dome, has been a visiting professor to the Department since 1999.

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Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development

11 Jan 2001

Peter Guthrie has been appointed as the new 'Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development' funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Arthur Shercliff Travel Scholarships 2001

05 Jan 2001

The Arthur Shercliff Memorial Trust which was established to promote technical visits abroad by undergraduates and graduate students, offers two scholarships, valued at £900 each.

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New sponsorship agreement

19 Dec 2000

The Department are grateful to Alenia Marconi Systems Ltd. (AMS) who have agreed to sponsor up to three Cambridge undergraduate Electrical or Information engineers per year.

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New sponsorship agreement

15 Dec 2000

The Department are grateful to Alenia Marconi Systems Ltd. (AMS) who have agreed to sponsor up to three Cambridge undergraduate Electrical or Information engineers per year.

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Prince Philip Medal

21 Nov 2000

Sir Alec Broers FREng FRS, Vice-Chancellor of the University and former Head of the Department of Engineering (1992-1996), was presented with the solid gold Prince Philip Medal.

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Rocking not rolling...

08 Nov 2000

How many times do the headlines include news of lorries rolling over and discharging their contents on to major highways causing traffic chaos?

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