Department of Engineering

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The Director of CAPE Professor Bill Milne (right)

CAPE beams up new partner for nanotech research

20 Jun 2007

A new partnership is set to give nanotechnology researchers at the University of Cambridge access to the latest electron-beam imaging equipment.

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Professor Gehan Amaratunga (right) receives Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medal

Professor Gehan Amaratunga receives Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medal

11 Jun 2007

Professor Gehan Amaratunga has been presented with the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medal.

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Aerospace ID Forum

06 Jun 2007

A one day Forum focused on automated identification technologies in the aerospace industry will take place in Cambridge on Wednesday 20 June.

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Sir Frank Whittle (1907-1996)

Current jet engine research in Whittle's centenary year

27 May 2007

Sir Frank Whittle (1907-1996) known as the inventor of the jet engine, gained a BA with first class honours in the Mechanical Sciences Tripos here in the Department in 1936.

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Nicholas chats with the students

NASA astronaut, alumnus Nicholas Patrick, visits the Department

23 May 2007

Cambridge engineering graduate Nicholas Patrick (Trinity, 1982) visited the Department last month.

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2007 Royal Academy of Engineering Leadership Award winners

The Royal Academy of Engineering Leadership Awards

16 May 2007

The 2007 Royal Academy of Engineering Leadership Award winners have been named and include 6 second year students from the Department.

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Audio-visual teaching aids for students

16 May 2007

Dr Matthew Juniper of the Energy group at the Department has created a set of online animations to supplement lectures for his students.

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Watch amazing footage of how nanotubes form

09 May 2007

A team of scientists led by the Department's Dr Stephan Hofmann have successfully produced live video footage that shows how carbon nanotubes form.

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Engineering for the Life Sciences

02 May 2007

Engineering for the Life Sciences is a major new initiative in the Department led by Professor Daniel Wolpert.

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Jake Cornelius (left) and Tom James (middle)

Engineering students win varsity competitions

02 May 2007

Jake Cornelius and Tom James win the Boat Race, and Duane Rowe wins the Chess Match.

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