Department of Engineering

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Zero-gravity: graphene for space applications

19 Sep 2017

The Cambridge Graphene Centre has begun a programme to test the viability of graphene for space applications.

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Tim Minshall

Cambridge appoints new Professor of Innovation

18 Sep 2017

Tim Minshall has been appointed as the inaugural Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, a new post that will build on the University’s strengths in science, engineering, entrepreneurship.

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Professors Julian Allwood and Richard Prager elected Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

11 Sep 2017

Congratulations to Professors Julian Allwood and Richard Prager on being elected Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Top British entry sets off for World Solar Challenge 2017

06 Sep 2017

With the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge drawing closer, Cambridge University Eco Racing has embarked on the first stage leading up to one of the greatest automotive challenges in the world

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Alumni stories: Changing the face of humanitarian aid in Nepal

30 Aug 2017

Abi Bush, Manufacturing Engineering graduate (2014) from the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), was based in Nepal in 2016, and works for non-profit organisation Field Ready.

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Cambridge students battle to be named the masters of LEGO in new TV show

25 Aug 2017

Engineering students James Gard and Jamil Jami are competing in a new Channel 4 series to win the title of ‘LEGO Masters’.

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The girl who defied convention to become an electrical engineer

24 Aug 2017

Postgraduate Nikita Hari did exceptionally well at school and university. But she didn’t see herself as a high flyer until a chance meeting helped change her mind. Now she inspires others.

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Dr Jenni Sidey wins prestigious Young Engineer of the Year Award

21 Aug 2017

Lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey has been honoured with an award by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) in recognition of the ‘major impact’ she has made in the field early on in her career.

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Cambridge leap to second place in hotly contested final of construction competition

18 Aug 2017

A team of Cambridge Engineering students have finished second place in a global competition which challenged them to manage a virtual construction company.

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Breakthrough ink discovery could transform the production of new laser and optoelectronic devices

17 Aug 2017

A breakthrough ‘recipe’ for inkjet printing, which could enable high-volume manufacturing of next-generation laser and optoelectronic technologies, has been uncovered by Cambridge researchers

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