Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news

Department launches new prize for graduate research thanks to generous donation

18 Jul 2019

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

Read more

New Data-Centric Engineering journal launched

17 Jul 2019

A new open access journal will explore the transformative effect of data science on engineering. 

Read more

‘The Next Leap Forward’ – four quantum technologies hubs to lead UK’s research drive

15 Jul 2019

Technologies that will allow fire crews to see through smoke and dust and computers to solve previously unsolvable computational problems, are some of the developments taking place in the UK

Read more

Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

11 Jul 2019

A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest a commonplace, but challenging, agricultural crop has been developed by engineers.

Read more
The CSIC winning team (from left) Dr Xiaomin Xu, Research Associate, Dr Cedric Kechavarzi, Operations Manager and Philip Keenan

Rock fall monitoring system wins Rail Partnership award

10 Jul 2019

Fibre optic sensing systems designed by Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, for the railway line from London to Brighton through the North Downs, wins award

Read more

Cambridge team receives 2019 J. James R. Croes Medal

08 Jul 2019

A research paper titled 'Structural Performance Monitoring Using a Dynamic Data-Driven BIM Environment' has been awarded the 2019 J. James R. Croes Medal.

Read more
Dr. Ruizhi Wang

Dr. Ruizhi Wang awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship

03 Jul 2019

Dr. Ruizhi Wang from the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship

Read more

Graphene goes to space

01 Jul 2019

Partners in the European Commission’s Graphene Flagship, launched a rocket to test graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon – for potential applications in space. 

Read more

Dr Cesare Hall receives a Pilkington Prize for outstanding teaching

01 Jul 2019

The 2019 Pilkington Prizes were awarded on 25th June to thirteen highly gifted and committed teachers from a variety of disciplines.

Read more

Inspiring future engineers on International Women in Engineering Day

26 Jun 2019

As part of International Women in Engineering Day 2019, the Department hosted a special event for 30 girls from Cambridgeshire state schools and encouraged them to build an origami arch.

Read more

Pages