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Alumnus shares Nobel Peace Prize for 2007

26 Nov 2007

Professor Mohan Munasinghe an alumnus from the Department, shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with other IPCC colleagues and Al Gore.

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European Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award

19 Nov 2007

Vittorio Scardaci and Simone Pisana have been awarded the European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Graduate Student Award for their work on nanotube photonics and electronics.

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Jan Maciejowski's book receives the 2007 best textbook award

14 Nov 2007

The Japanese edition of Jan Maciejowski's book "Predictive Control with Constraints" has been awarded the 2007 Best Textbook award by the Japanese Society of Instrument and Control Engineers.

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Inclusive Design Toolkit

07 Nov 2007

To coincide with World Usability Day, researchers in the Department's Engineering Design Centre (EDC) are announcing the "Inclusive Design Toolkit".

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Set your clock to ‘British green time’

05 Nov 2007

Turning the clocks back each autumn has generated millions of tonnes of carbon emissions as well as increasing electricity costs during GMT months.

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New technology improves the reliability of wind turbines

29 Oct 2007

The world's first commercial Brushless Doubly-Fed Generator (BDFG) is to be installed on a 20kW turbine at or close to the Department's Electrical Engineering Division Building by early 2008.

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The Chancellor with Professor Dame Alison Richard, Professor Malcolm Bolton, and Professor Robert Mair

The Chancellor, His Royal Highness Prince Philip visits the Schofield Centre

22 Oct 2007

The Chancellor, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alison Richard, visited the Schofield Centre in October 2007.

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The researchers receiving the award

Cambridge researchers scoop breast cancer prize

17 Oct 2007

Dr Charlotte Coles and Miss Jenny Wilkinson accepted Breast Cancer Campaign's 'Research Team of the Year 2007' award.

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Engineering for a low carbon future: a new cross-divisional seminar series

15 Oct 2007

The 4th IPCC report published this February has firmly established the link between human activity and global warming.

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Nuna 3 - the Team Nuon car

Cambridge University to compete in World Solar Challenge

08 Oct 2007

A multi-disciplinary group of Cambridge University students have formed Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) with the aim of competing in the 2009 World Solar Challenge.

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