Department of Engineering

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Improving journeys to work

23 Apr 2019

The future of commuting into Cambridge, including how congestion can be reduced and air quality improved, will be explored as part of a new collaboration.

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Cambridge engineer supports next steps in lunar exploration

17 Apr 2019

Cambridge engineer and Canadian astronaut Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons will join colleagues at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in a project that will see humans return to the Moon. 

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Cambridge AI expert to speak at Hay Festival 2019

16 Apr 2019

What are the implications of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) for society? This is just one of the many topics up for discussion at Hay Festival 2019.

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The uncertain unicycle that taught itself and how it’s helping AI make good decisions

15 Apr 2019

Cambridge researchers are pioneering a form of machine learning that starts with only a little prior knowledge and continually learns from the world around it.

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MedTech start-up wins entrepreneurial competition

11 Apr 2019

Congenita, a start-up tackling heart defects in newborn babies, has won the Medical Technology (MedTech) Venture Competition developed by the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre.

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Quantum leap

10 Apr 2019

Cambridge researchers are devising new methods to keep sensitive information out of the hands of hackers.

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Fellowship awarded for electron devices research

08 Apr 2019

Dr Chen Jiang has been awarded a PhD Student Fellowship from the IEEE Electron Devices Society.

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Blazing a trail with National Apprenticeship Week 2019 

04 Apr 2019

‘Blaze a Trail’ was the theme for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week which took place in March. 

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Dr Ben Seymour

Meet the neuroscientist using engineering to help ‘unlock’ the brain

03 Apr 2019

Neuroscientist Ben Seymour’s approach to understanding how the brain processes pain has its roots in engineering. He aims to develop neuroengineering technologies to treat chronic pain.

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Professor Lord Robert Mair

Professor Lord Robert Mair CBE elected to US National Academy of Engineering

01 Apr 2019

Professor Lord Robert Mair CBE, Head of the Department's Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC), has been elected to the US National Academy of Engineering.  

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