Department of Engineering

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Honorary professorship for structural engineer behind the world’s tallest building

21 Oct 2015

William Baker, developer of the structural system behind the world’s tallest building, has been awarded an Honorary Professorship in Structural Engineering Design.

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Roll-to-roll printing of graphene ink

New graphene based inks for high-speed manufacturing of printed electronics

19 Oct 2015

A low-cost, high-speed method for printing electronics using graphene and other conductive materials could open up a wide range of commercial applications. 

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Cambridge researchers quantify biomechanical noise in cancer cells

15 Oct 2015

Cambridge researchers have reported on a new method to measure biomechanical noise in cells under normal growth conditions and when subjected to increasing levels of environmental stress.

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Professor Robert Mair

Professor Robert Mair appointed to House of Lords

13 Oct 2015

Professor Robert Mair CBE FREng FRS of the Department of Engineering has been appointed to the House of Lords as an independent crossbencher.

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Professor Florin Udrea elected Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering

08 Oct 2015

Congratulations to Professor Florin Udrea of the Department of Engineering on being elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. 

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Keeping the supply chain flowing

07 Oct 2015

In this age of rapid and escalating change, what can businesses do to flourish? Take a look at their supply chains.

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Professor Kenneth Johnson 1925–2015

05 Oct 2015

Professor Kenneth Johnson FRS, FEng, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Engineering and leading figure in contact mechanics, has died, aged 90.

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Alumnus Tony Gee

Alumni news: Tony Gee, designer of the Gladesville Bridge

28 Sep 2015

Alumnus Tony Gee had his 15 minutes of fame towards the end of 2014 when the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Gladesville Bridge was celebrated in Sydney, Australia.

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Kingspan KoolDuct for UK's largest Passivhaus standard residential development

New research support funding from Kingspan Insulation

23 Sep 2015

The Centre for Sustainable Development is pleased to announce new funding from Kingspan Insulation Ltd. 

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Advancements in tuberculosis drug research

17 Sep 2015

The prestigious Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize 2015 has been awarded to Professor Sir Mark Welland and Professor Andres Floto for research on tuberculosis drug treatments.

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