Department of Engineering

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Latest news

University spin-out Flusso raises $5.7m Series A to disrupt $8bn flow monitoring market

10 Jun 2020

Semiconductor company Flusso has raised a $5.7 million Series A funding round to scale up production of the world’s smallest flow sensor.

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MRC Fellowship awarded to Cambridge neuroscientist for research into pain

08 Jun 2020

Dr Flavia Mancini is now a MRC Career Development Fellow and will establish her first independent research group, looking at improving our understanding of brain mechanisms that mediate pain.

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A good egg: robot chef trained to make omelettes

03 Jun 2020

A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, from cracking the eggs to plating the finished dish, and refined the ‘chef’s’ culinary skills to produce a reliable dish

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Engineering students’ social impact recognised by the Vice-Chancellor

01 Jun 2020

Students from the Department of Engineering are among the winners of the Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2020.

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George Malliaras receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Linköping, Sweden

27 May 2020

George Malliaras, the Prince Philip Professor of Technology, has been awarded an honorary doctorate at Linköping University. 

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A new approach to addressing gender bias in machine translation

26 May 2020

Cambridge PhD student Danielle Saunders is studying machine translation systems with the aim of reducing instances of gender bias by “fine-tuning”, rather than retraining the language output.

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John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design

Professor of Healthcare Systems, John Clarkson joins the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TUDelft

20 May 2020

John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design at the University of Cambridge has been appointed as part-time full professor at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft. 

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Gates scholar Lyndie Zollinger

Gates Cambridge Scholars 2020

14 May 2020

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship is one of the world's most sought after awards. The scholarship programme was established in 2000 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Professor Vikram Deshpande is awarded the 2020 Rodney Hill Prize in Solid Mechanics

07 May 2020

The International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Elsevier announced the award of the 2020 Rodney Hill Prize in Solid Mechanics to Professor Vikram Sudhir Deshpande. 

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Funding secured for research aimed at improving construction using Digital Twins

06 May 2020

Dr Ioannis Brilakis and visiting Professor Rafael Sacks, have been awarded grant funding to enhance building progress monitoring and quality control through Digital Building Twins.​

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