Department of Engineering

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A young scientist’s view on addressing global challenges

28 Jan 2021

PhD student Dante McGrath represented the University recently at the Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) 2021. The theme was ‘Advancing Science, Creating Technologies for a Better World’.

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From left: Dr Fulvio Forni, Professor Malcolm Smith, Professor Rodolphe Sepulchre

Prestigious awards for outstanding contributions to control systems technology

27 Jan 2021

Academics in the Department's control group have received significant awards for outstanding contributions to control systems technology.

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A switch to battery electric vehicles is the best option for cleaner road transport, study finds

25 Jan 2021

The widespread adoption of battery electric vehicles offers the greatest energy efficiency and potential for CO2 reduction, new analysis by Cambridge engineers has shown.

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Data science and computational mathematics unite to advance predictive methods in engineering

21 Jan 2021

A well-known mathematical method, used as a predictive tool in engineering and the physical sciences for 70+ years, has been redesigned in landmark research led by Cambridge engineers.

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Free online tool calculates risk of COVID-19 transmission in poorly-ventilated spaces

20 Jan 2021

The vital role of ventilation in the spread of COVID-19 has been quantified by researchers.

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Cambridge undergraduate secures scholarship in recognition of academic and technical ability

18 Jan 2021

First-year Engineering undergraduate Nandini Shiralkar has been announced an IMechE Scholarship Award winner. The Scholarship Award recognises both academic and technical ability. 

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Beyond the pandemic

14 Jan 2021

As part of a new series of in-depth articles, the University of Cambridge asks its experts: beyond the pandemic, where should we go from here?

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Cambridge alumna could be the first woman to walk on the Moon

13 Jan 2021

Alumna and NASA astronaut Kayla Barron has been selected for the Artemis Team, making her eligible for astronaut missions that could see her become the first woman to walk on the Moon.

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Alumna Jo da Silva OBE appointed Dame in New Year Honours List

11 Jan 2021

Alumna Jo da Silva has received a Damehood as part of the Queen’s New Year Honours list for her contribution to humanitarian relief.

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Machine learning comes of age in cystic fibrosis

08 Jan 2021

World-leading AI technology developed by the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine and their colleagues offers a glimpse of the future of precision medicine.

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