Department of Engineering

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Research demonstrates human-mobility reduction strategies could help in battle against COVID-19

20 Jul 2020

Two journal publications explore how human-mobility reduction strategies can help in fighting COVID-19.

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Dr Magalhaes de Oliveira

Dr Pedro Magalhães de Oliveira wins Clean Sky Academy Award

15 Jul 2020

Dr Pedro Magalhães de Oliveira is a winner of the Clean Sky Academy Award for the Best PhD Thesis in Applied Sciences and Engineering for Aeronautics.

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Study shows how our brains remain active during familiar, repetitive tasks

14 Jul 2020

New research, based on earlier results in mice, suggests that our brains are never at rest, even when we are not learning anything about the world around us. 

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Enigma code-breaking machine rebuilt at Cambridge

13 Jul 2020

Alumnus Hal Evans has built a replica of a 1930s Polish cyclometer – an electromechanical cryptologic device that was designed to assist in the decryption of German Enigma ciphertext.

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Dr. Jingyuan Xu

Dr. Jingyuan Xu receives the Carl von Linde IIR Young Researchers Award

08 Jul 2020

Dr. Jingyuan Xu, a postdoctoral research fellow, has been awarded the Carl von Linde IIR Young Researcher Award for young researchers in the field of cryogenic engineering.

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Capturing changing activity in London as lockdown eases

02 Jul 2020

Cambridge researchers are part of a project tasked with developing models, infrastructure and machine learning algorithms for capturing activity in London as the pandemic lockdown eases.

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Holographic beam shaping to deliver a boost to metallic 3D printing

01 Jul 2020

Cambridge engineers have begun a three-year research programme to help speed up the manufacture of metallic 3D printed parts and products, by using computer-generated holography.

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From left to right: Alex Tsompanidis, Jennifer Ward George, Victor Parchment

PhD team to help refugee camps contain COVID-19

29 Jun 2020

A team of 3 PhD students have been awarded business-led innovation funding by Innovate UK.

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Funding awarded for nanomanufacturing research to support a faster transition to electric vehicles

25 Jun 2020

Dr Michaël De Volder has been awarded funding of €2m from the European Research Council to manufacture Li-Ion batteries with enhanced energy and power density for use in electric vehicles.

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Dr Stuart Scott receives Pilkington Prize for his teaching excellence

24 Jun 2020

Congratulations to Dr Stuart Scott, Reader in Sustainable Energy, for the award of a Pilkington Prize, the University’s highest recognition for outstanding contribution to teaching.

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