Department of Engineering

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Latest news

Design a Wind Turbine - family workshops

02 Feb 2009

Dr Joy Warde the Department's Outreach Officer held the first two 'Discover Engineering' family workshops at the end of last term.

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7th Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development 2009

28 Jan 2009

The Department's Centre for Sustainable Development hosts an Annual Lecture Series where experts distinguished in the field of sustainable development give a presentation on their subject.

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Engineering for a low carbon future seminar series - Lent term 2009

23 Jan 2009

This series aims to share ideas between engineering disciplines about potential technological responses to climate change.

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Special configuration of the tip of a crack in silicon

Why materials crack

19 Jan 2009

Dr Gabor Csanyi from the Mechanics, Materials and Design division and his team have recently had a research paper published in the journal Nature.

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Tim Wilkinson uses an Olympus BR11 microscope to display the switching of a lenslet array in his laboratory.

The Future Is 3-D Liquid Crystals

15 Jan 2009

Dr. Tim Wilkinson has combined liquid crystals with vertically grown carbon nanotubes to create a reconfigurable three-dimensional liquid crystal device structure

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Benjamin Torrance

Design of a timber framed multi-storey car park

12 Jan 2009

Benjamin Torrance has won 1st prize in the TRADA (Timber Research and Development Association) Timber in Construction Student Prize for his 4th Year MEng project.

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Ibraheem Haneef

Engineering student picks up UK's first ever Best Student Paper Award at IEEE International Conference on Sensors

07 Jan 2009

Ibraheem Haneef is the first ever student from the UK to win a best paper award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Sensors conference.

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Best Engineering Research in the UK

18 Dec 2008

The Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge has come top of the rankings for General Engineering

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Dr Ioannis Lestas awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

15 Dec 2008

Dr Ioannis Lestas has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship.

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Postgraduate poster competition

11 Dec 2008

Graduate Students at Cambridge University Engineering Department ((GS)CUED) held their first annual Engineering postgraduate poster competition

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