Department of Engineering

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Beyond the pandemic

14 Jan 2021

As part of a new series of in-depth articles, the University of Cambridge asks its experts: beyond the pandemic, where should we go from here?

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Cambridge alumna could be the first woman to walk on the Moon

13 Jan 2021

Alumna and NASA astronaut Kayla Barron has been selected for the Artemis Team, making her eligible for astronaut missions that could see her become the first woman to walk on the Moon.

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Alumna Jo da Silva OBE appointed Dame in New Year Honours List

11 Jan 2021

Alumna Jo da Silva has received a Damehood as part of the Queen’s New Year Honours list for her contribution to humanitarian relief.

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Machine learning comes of age in cystic fibrosis

08 Jan 2021

World-leading AI technology developed by the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine and their colleagues offers a glimpse of the future of precision medicine.

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Helios prize winners Matteo Craglia (left) and Krishan Chana

Research in sustainable energy awarded Helios prize

04 Jan 2021

The winners of the Department’s Helios Prize – awarded for graduate research in sustainable energy or energy efficiency – have been announced.

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Engineering undergraduates’ achievements recognised with University awards

23 Dec 2020

Engineering undergraduates Akil Hashmi, Edwin Bahrami Balani, Matias Silva and Sanjan Das have been recognised for their effort in helping to improve the learning experiences of their peers.

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Funding secured for major digital overhaul of European road network

22 Dec 2020

Cambridge researchers will lead on the digitalisation of the European road network as part of a collaborative project to improve road safety, increase capacity and reduce maintenance costs.

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Medical personnel don PPE before entering a COVID-19-positive, non-critical patient’s room.

Aroma diffuser and plastic bag offer inexpensive method to test fit of face masks at home

21 Dec 2020

Researchers have developed a way to use a simple home aroma diffuser to test whether N95 and other types of sealing masks, are properly fitted.

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Cambridge engineers’ adventurous projects funded by the EPSRC

18 Dec 2020

The Physical Computation Laboratory and The Hofmann Group are among the recipients of funding delivered under a new programme designed to support adventurous, high-risk research.

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Low-cost head-up display for use in cars, trucks and trains wins investment

17 Dec 2020

Dr Yuanbo Deng, Research Associate in Novel Head-Up Displays (HUDs), has been announced a winner of the 2020 Postdoc Business Plan Competition.

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