Department of Engineering

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Engineering artistry on show in the Department’s Photography Competition

22 Nov 2018

The variety and beauty of engineering has been captured in prize-winning imagery submitted into our 2018 ZEISS Photography Competition.

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Ramit Debnath

Measuring well being in India's urban slums

19 Nov 2018

Ramit Debnath's PhD focuses on sustainable development of urban slums.

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Cambridge secures £1.6 million to develop low cost digital tools for SMEs

14 Nov 2018

The University of Cambridge has been awarded £1.6 million grant funding to help support the translation of digital capabilities into the manufacturing sector.

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How do volcanoes affect a jet engine?

13 Nov 2018

Chris Smith from The Naked Scientists radio show spoke to Dr Anna Young about the effect of volcanic ash on aircraft engines and what can be done to minimise the damage.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers best Research into Practice paper

08 Nov 2018

Chris Burgoyne and former student Owen Mitchell have been awarded "Best Research into Practice Paper Prize" for their paper on "Prestressing in Coventry Cathedral"

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Alumnus John Parker awarded the Milne medal

07 Nov 2018

The IABSE have announced that this year's winner of the coveted Milne Medal is alumnus John Parker, Director of Building Structures at WSP in the UK.

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Cambridge and AI: what makes this city a good place to start a business?

05 Nov 2018

What makes a city as small as Cambridge a hotbed for AI and machine learning start-ups? A critical mass of clever people obviously helps. But there’s more to Cambridge’s success than that.

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Multi-million pound initiative from Microsoft to support AI research at Cambridge

31 Oct 2018

The University of Cambridge is joining with Microsoft to help tackle the problem of ‘brain drain’ in AI and machine learning research.

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Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

29 Oct 2018

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the €1 billion Quantum Flagship, an EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe. 

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Cambridge engineers lead the way in STEM outreach

26 Oct 2018

Researchers from the Department of Engineering have released a film aimed at inspiring teenagers to pursue engineering-related activities.

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