Department of Engineering

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From left to right: Alex Tsompanidis, Jennifer Ward George, Victor Parchment

PhD team to help refugee camps contain COVID-19

29 Jun 2020

A team of 3 PhD students have been awarded business-led innovation funding by Innovate UK.

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Funding awarded for nanomanufacturing research to support a faster transition to electric vehicles

25 Jun 2020

Dr Michaël De Volder has been awarded funding of €2m from the European Research Council to manufacture Li-Ion batteries with enhanced energy and power density for use in electric vehicles.

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Dr Stuart Scott receives Pilkington Prize for his teaching excellence

24 Jun 2020

Congratulations to Dr Stuart Scott, Reader in Sustainable Energy, for the award of a Pilkington Prize, the University’s highest recognition for outstanding contribution to teaching.

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Speech task team, from left to right, top row:  Xixin Wu, Kate Knill, Mark Gales, bottom row: Yu Wang, Linlin Wang

Speech research group success at INTERSPEECH 2020

22 Jun 2020

A team from Professor Mark Gales' Speech Research Group and the ALTA Institute recently took part in the INTERSPEECH 2020 Shared Task on Automatic Speech Recognition.

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Striking differences revealed in COVID-19 mortality between NHS trusts

18 Jun 2020

A Cambridge team are calling for urgent research into the striking differences in COVID-19 deaths they have discovered between the intensive care units of NHS trusts across England.

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Tech firms are winning the AI race because they understand data – other sectors need to catch up

17 Jun 2020

Research Associate Dr Didem Gurdur Broo writes for The Conversation on the need to embrace high-quality data gathering to avoid being left behind by the next industrial revolution.

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Join our Virtual Open Days on 2-3 July 2020

11 Jun 2020

The Department of Engineering will host Virtual Open Days on 2-3 July 2020 aimed at prospective applicants in Year 12 (or equivalent), in conjunction with the Cambridge Open Days.

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University spin-out Flusso raises $5.7m Series A to disrupt $8bn flow monitoring market

10 Jun 2020

Semiconductor company Flusso has raised a $5.7 million Series A funding round to scale up production of the world’s smallest flow sensor.

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MRC Fellowship awarded to Cambridge neuroscientist for research into pain

08 Jun 2020

Dr Flavia Mancini is now a MRC Career Development Fellow and will establish her first independent research group, looking at improving our understanding of brain mechanisms that mediate pain.

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A good egg: robot chef trained to make omelettes

03 Jun 2020

A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, from cracking the eggs to plating the finished dish, and refined the ‘chef’s’ culinary skills to produce a reliable dish

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