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News stories archive - 2011

News stories archive - 2011

Dr Mauro Overend (left) receiving the Guthrie Brown Medal from Professor Roger Plank

Dr Mauro Overend awarded the Guthrie-Brown Medal

12 Oct 2011

Dr Mauro Overend receives nstitution of Structural Engineers' Guthrie Brown medal

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Left to right, Julian Beresford-Pierse, Dow Chemical Company, Robert Pott, Alison Banwell, Alexandra Pearson, and Marcos Pelenur

Dow Chemical rewards Cambridge sustainability research

10 Oct 2011

The Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge has awarded £18,500 to four outstanding Cambridge students for their efforts to address urgent global problems.

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The team lowers Red Herring into the salt-water ballasting tank provided by the Nato underwater research center in Italy

Students' teamwork rewarded

10 Oct 2011

Cambridge Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CAUV) is an undergraduate-led project based in the Department of Engineering.

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Sir William Hawthorne

Sir William Hawthorne, MA, ScD, CBE, FRS, FREng

10 Oct 2011

Professor Sir William Hawthorne, former Head of the Department of Engineering and Master of Churchill College, died on Friday 16th September aged 98.

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The Enecsys solar micro inverter

Department spin-out company Enecsys goes from strength to strength

03 Oct 2011

Enecsys has secured a further £25 million ($41 million) in equity financing to invest in its growth plan.

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Amantys secures $7 million in funding

21 Sep 2011

Amantys Limited has recently secured $7 million in Series A funding to continue with the commercial development of its digital power platform.

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It's a material world

19 Sep 2011

 Granta Design has achieved an average growth of 30 per cent over the past ten years.

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Professor Mark Welland

Professor Sir Mark Welland receives two distinguished awards by US government

15 Sep 2011

Professor Sir Mark Welland has been awarded two prestigious honours by the US Department of Defense and the US Department of Energy.

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Cooling towers

SPICE Project announced at British Science Festival

15 Sep 2011

Preparations are underway for a unique test of engineering technology that could open up new ways to reduce atmospheric temperatures caused by climate change

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Sebastian Vettel's 2013 car

Cambridge Formula One website goes live

12 Sep 2011

Every child in every era has dreams and aspirations that guide and drive them to taking up a profession.

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