Department of Engineering

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Introducing Opto – the start-up pushing new frontiers in medicine

28 Apr 2023

Bioelectronics start-up Opto, co-founded and led by former Engineering PhD students Ben Woodington and Elise Jenkins, has publically launched with £1.85 million in pre-seed funding.

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Trial success for liver disease breath test

26 Apr 2023

Owlstone Medical, co-founded by alumnus Billy Boyle, has experienced trial success for its liver disease breath test, following a study involving patients from Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

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Professor Mark Girolami receives honour from the Royal Statistical Society

24 Apr 2023

Prof Girolami is the 2023 recipient of the Royal Statistical Society’s Guy Medal in Silver, in recognition of his contributions to computational statistics and machine learning

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Professor Norman Fleck receives The William Prager Medal 

20 Apr 2023

Norman Fleck receives The William Prager Medal for contributions in theoretical experimental research in micro-architected materials, composites, ferroelectrics and strain gradient plasticity

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3D printing technology and a lower carbon footprint

19 Apr 2023

Matteo Seita has won the 2023 Young Innovator in the Materials Science of Additive Manufacturing Award. He explains how 3D printing technology can be used to enable a lower carbon footprint.

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Keeping out the cold in a war zone

17 Apr 2023

How a Cambridge engineer made it his mission to insulate thousands of bomb and bullet-damaged homes in Ukraine.

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‘Biohybrid’ device could restore function in paralysed limbs

12 Apr 2023

Researchers have developed a new type of neural implant that could restore limb function to amputees and others who have lost the use of their arms or legs.

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Organic electronics pioneer honoured with award in recognition of career and leadership

05 Apr 2023

Prof George Malliaras’ pioneering work in the development of organic electronic materials as novel tools for interfacing with the brain, recognised with Mid-Career Researcher Award.

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Introducing ‘BioArm’ – the portable 3D bioprinter joining the fight against cancer

31 Mar 2023

Researchers have developed a 3D bioprinter for cancer research that can be folded into a carry-on pack, transported, and easily reassembled for printing inside a biosafety cabinet.

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Acting Head of Department Professor Colm Durkan

29 Mar 2023

Professor Richard Prager has been appointed Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. Acting Head of Department is Professor Colm Durkan.

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