Department of Engineering

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Elliot’s journey from mechanical engineering apprentice to Chief Technician at the Whittle Laboratory

23 Jan 2020

Elliot Reed is one of the Chief Technicians at the Department’s Whittle Laboratory – a world-leading research centre for turbomachinery aerodynamics. 

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A new treatment for epilepsy

21 Jan 2020

Cambridge research into a new technology to treat epilepsy and other neurological disorders has featured on BBC News.

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The ice tower, designed by Professor Arno Pronk, awarded first prize in the competition

Interdisciplinary Cambridge team takes part in Harbin ice festival

20 Jan 2020

Cambridge Engineering and Architecture students travelled to icy Harbin (-25ºC) the week before Christmas to take part in the annual “Ice and Snow Construction Competition”.

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Meet the new astronauts who hail from Cambridge

16 Jan 2020

Cambridge lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Gates Cambridge Scholar Kayla Barron have become fully fledged astronauts.

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Digital Twins: The Next Phase of the AI Revolution?

15 Jan 2020

Ahead of his Turing Talk touring lecture series, Professor Mark Girolami, reflects on the history of Digital Twins and their transformative potential for our future lives.

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Winners of the Department’s Photography Competition unveiled

13 Jan 2020

Imagery and video capturing 3D-patterned electrospun fibres and the real-time application of deep learning to a ‘dancing man’ are among our 2019 Photography Competition winners

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Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

08 Jan 2020

A rapid way of turning ideas into new technologies in the aviation and power industries has been developed at Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory. 

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Professor Andy Neely awarded an OBE 

06 Jan 2020

Professor Andy Neely, FREng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations at the University, has received an OBE for services to Research and to University/Industry Collaboration

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Ying with her trophy

Alumna Ying Wan Loh is the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year

19 Dec 2019

Alumna Ying Wan Loh has been announced Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

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Smog-eating graphene composite reduces atmospheric pollution

18 Dec 2019

An international group of scientists have developed a graphene composite that can ‘eat’ common atmospheric pollutants, and could be used as a coating on pavements or buildings.

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