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News stories archive - 2016

News stories archive - 2016

PhD student Sakthy Selvakumaran is on the Forbes 30 under 30 list

14 Mar 2016

PhD student Sakthy Selvakumaran, a Chartered Civil Engineer, is on the Forbes 30 under 30 list Europe 2016.

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Srikanth Madabhushi (right) receiving his award from Prof Stephan Jefferis

Best Dissertation Award from British Geotechnical Association (BGA)

11 Mar 2016

MEng Student Srikanth Madabhushi wins the best Dissertation Award from British Geotechnical Association (BGA)

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Fifty years of tribology

09 Mar 2016

The 9th of March 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the publication of the report which first coined the word 'tribology' and stimulated research and innovation in this pervasive technology.

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Dreaming big with biomimetics: could future buildings be made with bone and eggshells?

08 Mar 2016

Dr Michelle Oyen, Reader in Bioengineering, explores how researchers are looking for ways to make new materials inspired by nature.

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Photonics PhD student receives prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Scholarship

04 Mar 2016

PhD student Pawan Shrestha has been awarded a prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Postgraduate Scholarship.

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Rachel Garsed: Shot in the Dark,  1st Prize in the ZEISS photography competition 2015

Photography Competition 2016

02 Mar 2016

This year's photography competition, open to all staff and students in the Department, is sponsored by ZEISS, there are some great prizes to be won.

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Silicon MicroGravity

Cambridge spin-out secures $3m to improve oil recovery efficiency

29 Feb 2016

University of Cambridge spin-out Silicon MicroGravity, developer of a novel sensor technology used by oil companies to enhance oil recovery, has received initial funding of $3 million.

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Seeing inside ancient Egypt

24 Feb 2016

A Department of Engineering researcher used medical imaging techniques to understand Egyptian artefacts in the Fitzwilliam Museum’s new 'Death on the Nile' exhibition.

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Graphene takes centre stage at Mobile World Congress

23 Feb 2016

The Cambridge Graphene Centre together with several of its industrial and academic partners have unveiled the inaugural Graphene Pavilion at the 2016 Mobile World Congress.

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Professor Sir Mark Welland elected Master of St Catharine's College

23 Feb 2016

The Fellows of St Catharine’s have elected Professor Sir Mark Welland as the next Master of the College. 

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