Department of Engineering

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Latest news

Cambridge alliance secures £72 million in government funding to drive innovation and boost construction

06 Dec 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) at the University of Cambridge has joined a new alliance to transform the way that infrastructure in the UK is designed, built and used.

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Making a global impact: self-healing concrete

05 Dec 2018

Cambridge research into self-healing concrete and other intelligent infrastructure materials has featured on BBC World News, BBC Breakfast and BBC Look East as part of a special programme.

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Professor Richard Prager

Professor Richard Prager is the new Head of Department

03 Dec 2018

Professor Prager formally took up the position on 1 December 2018, succeeding Professor Cardwell, who led the Department for four years.

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Professor P. John Clarkson receives the Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education

29 Nov 2018

The 40th Anniversary Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education has been awarded to Professor P. John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design. 

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Professor's outstanding achievements honoured with award

26 Nov 2018

Professor Florin Udrea has been announced the winner of a major award which honours outstanding achievements in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

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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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