Department of Engineering

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Cambridge engineer to recreate ‘The Great Escape’ as part of 75th anniversary

21 Mar 2019

Dr Hugh Hunt will recreate elements of ‘The Great Escape’ of World War Two live on stage as part of a commemorative show.

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Professor Mark Girolami

Professor Mark Girolami announced as the Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering

18 Mar 2019

In this role he will provide academic leadership for the Centre for Digital Built Britain across the University and throughout the national and international research communities.

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Dr Colm Durkan

Dr Colm Durkan has written a popular science book on Nanotechnology

14 Mar 2019

Dr Colm Durkan's popular science book on Nanotechnology is now available.

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Cambridge University Spaceflight fires the UK's largest ever nitrous hybrid rocket

13 Mar 2019

A rocket engine designed and built by a Cambridge student society has produced, what is believed to be, the largest impulse of any nitrous hybrid rocket ever fired in the UK.

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New Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Propulsion and Power

11 Mar 2019

A new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) will prepare future engineers in the field of propulsion and power with the skills and training they need to become leaders in research and design.

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Professor Janet Lees receives her fellowship certificate from ICE President Professor Lord Robert Mair

Professor Janet Lees and Dr Jennifer Schooling elected as Fellows of the Institution of Civil Engineers

07 Mar 2019

Professor Janet Lees and Dr Jennifer Schooling have been elected as Fellows of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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Best Paper Award for research on aero-engine performance

06 Mar 2019

A Cambridge research paper investigating the mechanical design, performance and efficiency of aero-engine compressors has won an award. 

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New UCL-Cambridge Centre for Doctoral Training in Connected Electronic and Photonic Systems funded

04 Mar 2019

Graduates from the Centre’s four year PhD programme will lead new industries combining electronic and photonic systems.

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Engineers’ printed transistor unlocks potential for portable real-time sensing

28 Feb 2019

Cambridge engineers have developed a high performance printed transistor with flexibility for use in wearable and implantable electronics.

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Cambridge PhD student recognised by Forbes' 30 Under 30 list

25 Feb 2019

PhD student Catherine Richards has been named on Forbes’ prestigious 30 Under 30 Europe list for 2019. 

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