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News stories archive - 2019

News stories archive - 2019

HRH listens to a presentation by academics and researchers

HRH The Duke of York visits the National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing

06 Nov 2019

The Department of Engineering welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, when he visited the National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS).

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The CUER team celebrating at the finish line.

Cambridge University Eco Racing to inspire the next generation of engineers

04 Nov 2019

An undergraduate team behind Helia – one of the world’s most energy-efficient cars – aims to inspire the next generation of engineers when they take the electric car on tour next summer.

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Data Centric Engineering International Workshop

31 Oct 2019

World-leading researchers and practitioners in all aspects of Data Centric Engineering will convene at an International workshop from 9-12 December 2019

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View from the stage of the 88 mechanisms connecting with the piano keys

Department apprentices’ hands-on role in record-breaking performance

30 Oct 2019

Each year, the Department of Engineering offers a number of apprenticeships for people keen to pursue a career in the field. 

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Predicting long-term flooding trends with AI

24 Oct 2019

PhD student Robert Rouse has been awarded an Industrial Fellowship to develop machine learning capable of predicting future flooding events. 

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Alumni stories: Meet the principal rocket landing engineer at SpaceX

23 Oct 2019

From a young age, Lars Blackmore was interested in space travel and had a goal to one day work on electronics for spacecraft. 

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Alumna Sakthy Selvakumaran recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering

21 Oct 2019

Alumna Sakthy Selvakumaran, Chartered Civil Engineer, has been announced as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering Sector.

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UK government backs University of Cambridge and Microsoft mission to build better AI

18 Oct 2019

The UK government is supporting a new research programme launched by the University of Cambridge and Microsoft to help improve artificial intelligence (AI), it was announced today.

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Kent orchards can be surveyed before harvest for accurate yield estimates

Predicting fruit harvest with drones and artificial intelligence

17 Oct 2019

Outfield Technologies is a Cambridge-based agri-tech start-up company which uses drones, and artificial intelligence, to help fruit growers maximise their harvest from orchard crops.

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Alumni Profile: Ivor Day

16 Oct 2019

Dr Ivor Day (FREng) has worked for 11 years in Industry and a further 36 in Research. 

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