Department of Engineering

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Professor Gopal Madabhushi elected as Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers

09 Nov 2023

Professor Gopal Madabhushi, Director of the Schofield Centre and Head of the Geotechnical Group, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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Death tolls from climate disasters will ‘balloon’ without investment in Africa’s weather stations

08 Nov 2023

Investment in ‘hydromet systems’ using technologies from AI to SMS would provide a nine-to-one ROI in saved lives and assets across African nations.

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Cambridge University Robotics society crowned Engineering Society of the Year 2023

06 Nov 2023

Cambridge University Robotics society has been named Engineering Society of the Year in a national awards ceremony, set up to celebrate the diversity of the engineering/tech profession.

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It’s high time for alliances to ensure supply chain security, researchers urge

02 Nov 2023

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the interconnected nature of global supply chains, and showed how a disruption in one part of the world can have global effects.

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Alumni stories: Meet Simon Coombs – a leader with the engineering know-how

01 Nov 2023

Have you ever taken a Tripos exam in the morning, rowed in the May Bumps in the afternoon and conducted a College concert in the evening? For alumnus Simon Coombs, this is the case

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PhD student Jack Foster

Jack Foster accepted into the Turing Enrichment Scheme at the Alan Turing Institute

30 Oct 2023

PhD student Jack Foster has been accepted into the Turing Enrichment Scheme for 2023 at the Alan Turing Institute.

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Dr Gemma Bale (left) and Prof. Sarah Bohndiek (right)

Gemma Bale appointed as a Founding Programme Director at ARIA

26 Oct 2023

Dr Gemma Bale has been selected as a founding Programme Director of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency, a new governmental research and development funding agency.

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How to introduce quantum computing without slowing economic growth

25 Oct 2023

In a recent article published in Nature Chander Velu, Professor of Innovation and Economics at the IfM, explores the potential impact of quantum computing on growth and productivity.

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Funding boost drives efforts to make Lincolnshire and north Cambridgeshire an agri-tech gateway for the world

23 Oct 2023

Cambridge, the University of Lincoln and the Ceres Agri-Tech partnership awarded £4.9m grant to make Lincolnshire and north Cambridgeshire region a global innovation centre for agri-tech

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Some of the CU Spaceflight team with the Aquila rocket, a subproject of the Griffin I launch attempt

The Cambridge students aiming to send a rocket into space in 2024

19 Oct 2023

A team of Cambridge students are aiming to be the first amateur rocketry group in Europe to send a rocket into space – in 2024.

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